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c.1811 Born in Aldeburgh, Suffolk.
1830 George Daniel Bishopp entered Peterhouse College, Cambridge
1841 Married Eleanora Maria Lock in Rye
1843 Birth of son George in Handsworth, Staffs.
1845 Patent on his design of disc engine.
1849 A 'Bishopp's Disc Steam Engine' was used for driving two Applegarth's printing presses at The Times; the engine was made by Messrs Joseph Whitworth; it was a 16 HP high pressure condensing engine, and 'was first tested by Mr Penn of Greenwich in the mill of Mr Farey'. The press produced 5000 complete copies per hour 
1849 A Bishopp disc engine was in service for driving a pump in Patrington, Yorkshire.
1851 George D Bishopp 40, civil engineer, lived in Paddington with Eleanor M Bishopp 40, Eleanor E Bishopp 9, George Bishopp 7, Thomas L Bishopp 2
1854 Patent to George Daniel Bishopp, of Inverness terrace, in the county of Middlesex, Civil Engineer, for the invention of "improvements in the construction and arrangement of engines to be driven by steam, air, gases, or water."
1861 George D Bishopp 50, farmer, lived in Northiam with Eleanora M Bishopp 50, Eleanora E Bishopp 19, George Bishopp 17
1871 George D Bishopp, J P, widower, lived in Kensington with his daughter Eleanora
1895 Died in Paddington