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1783 Born in Auchtertool
1814 Birth of son James
1815 Birth of son George
1819 manager of a small mechanical works in Aberdeen
1823 Became superintendent of a similar works at Dowlais, near Swansea, owned by John Guest
c1828 Took charge of an iron foundry in Southwark, London.
1861 Civil Engineer, in Aberdeen
1864 Died in Aberdeen