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Henry Jessop

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Henry Jessop (1791-1834)

1791 Born the son of William Jessop

Designed a system for watering the streets of Calcutta, powered by a Boulton and Watt-type engine located at Chaundpaul Ghaut. The equipment was designed by Henry Jessop ('now in Russia' and made by the Butterley Co[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British India and its Dependncies, Volume XV. p.524