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John Knowelden

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With Downes Edwards patented a design of pumps and other inventions.

John Knowelden of Battersea developed a smoke consuming furnace. One of these was sent to Paris for trials in 1857 at the request of 'M. Haussman' (presumably Georges-Eugène Haussmann) and installed at the city waterworks, Quai d'Austerlitz.[1]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Practical Mechanic's Journal, 1 Sept 1857