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James Dunlop (1867-1927)

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Mechanical draughtsman, of Gorton Lane, Gorton, Manchester (1896)

of 69, Armadale-Street, Dennistoun, Glasgow (1910).


1867 Born 29 January in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, son of William Dunlop and Margaret nee Mungles

1881 Living in Dundonald

c.1886 First tested a gas engine[1]

1887 Married Elizabeth Grant Banks

1891 Living Govan

1891 Birth of first son, James in Govan

1892 Birth of John Banks Dunlop, in Bolton

1894 James Dunlop of Wigan wrote to "The Engineer" on governing of engines

1894 Birth of Thomas Sayers Dunlop, in Wigan

1896 Letter to "The Engineer" on 3 cylinder locomotives

1896 Birth of William Dunlop in Manchester.

1899 Birth of George Mungles Dunlop, in Gorton

1901 James Dunlop age 34 (b. Scotland), mechanical draughtsman, lived at 206 Gorton Lane, Gorton, with his wife Elizabeth age 33, children: Margaret 12, James 10, John 8, Thomas 6, William 4, George 1, and his aunt-in-law, Isabella Banks[2]

1903 Birth of Elizabeth Dunlop in Lancashire

1905 Birth of Henrietta Dunlop in Lancashire

1907 Birth of Dorothy Evelyn Dunlop in Dennistoun

1910 Patent on improved gas producers[3]

Responsible for many line drawings of early steam locomotives

1927 Died 11 January in Dennistoun, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland


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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1918/03/15
  2. 1901 census
  3. The Engineer 1910
  • Tree on Ancestry [1]