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James Whitelaw

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of Paisley

c.1807 Born in Glasgow

1834 James Whitelaw, of Paisley, introduced a direct connection between the governor and the expansion gear of a steam engine[1].

1851 Master Engineer (employing 6 Men), lived in Johnstone, Paisley Abbey, with Jane Whitelaw 35 James Whitelaw 1[2]

Died before 1861[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1861/08/16
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1861 census