Rennie, George, 1791-1866

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Rennie, George, 1791-1866

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Rennie, George (engineer)

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1791-12-03

1791-12-03

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1866-03-30

1866-03-30

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George Rennie was born in London on 3 December 1791. He was educated at the University of Edinburgh. In 1811 he joined his father's engineering practice, where he remained until 1818. From 1818 to 1826 he was inspector of machinery and clerk of the irons at the Royal Mint. On the death of his father Rennie entered into practice with his brother. At the firm Rennie was responsible for the construction of the Grosvenor Bridge over the River Dee at Chester and several railway projects. He was also responsible for the firm's manufacturing business, which made various types of machinery including biscuit making machinery and engines for the Royal Navy. In 1822 he was elected fellow of the Royal Society and contributed papers to Transactions in 1829. Rennie died in 1866.

From the guide to the Rennie, George, 1829-1851, (Senate House Library, University of London)

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Surrey England

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