Rachel Mary Parsons (1885 - 1956)
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Rachel Mary Parsons (1885 - 1956)
- Rachel Mary Parsons (1885 - 1956) was an engineer and advocate for women's employment rights, and was the first President of the Women's Engineering Society in Britain, established in 1919. ...
Lord William Armstrong (1810-1900)
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Lord William Armstrong (1810-1900)
- Overview About William Armstrong William George Armstrong was born on 26th November 1810, in Shieldfield, Newcastle. He became a prominent engineer and industrialist who founded the Armstrong Whitworth company, producing armaments which ...
George Stephenson (1781 - 1848)
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George Stephenson (1781 - 1848)
- Overview Detailed Information George Stephenson was a famous engineer and inventor, considered to be "father of the railways". He was born in Wylam in Northumberland on 9th June 1781. In 1814, Stephenson ...
Robert Stephenson (1803-1859)
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Robert Stephenson (1803-1859)
- Overview Detailed Information Robert Stephenson was considered to be one of the greatest engineer of the 19th century. He was born in Willington Quay on 16th October 1803, son to ...
Timothy Hackworth (1786-1850)
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Timothy Hackworth (1786-1850)
- Summary About Timothy Hackworth Timothy Hackworth was an engineer and inventor, born in Wylam on the 22nd December 1786. He began work as an apprentice blacksmith under his father at ...
William Hedley (1779-1843)
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William Hedley (1779-1843)
- Summary About William Hedley William Hedley was born in Newburn on 13th July 1779. He was a pioneering industrial engineer and viewer (manager) of Wylam Colliery where he built the first practical ...
Susan Mary Auld (1915 - 2002)
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Susan Mary Auld (1915 - 2002)
- Tynemouth born, Susan Mary Auld was the first woman to graduate as a naval architect from Armstrong College in Newcastle (at that time part of Durham University, and forerunner of ...

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