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John Harvey (1758-1829)

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John Harvey (c1758-1829)

1829 November. Died. 'At Weymouth, on the of Nov. aged 71, beloved and esteemed, Mr. John Harvey, Mechanic to our late revered Monarch, George the Third; one of first proprietors of Weymouth water-works; late Civil Engineer of the Bootle water works, Liverpool and the original projector of Breakwater for Portland Roads.'[1] [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Saturday 14 November 1829
  2. Sherborne Mercury - Monday 16 November 1829