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William Hawes

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William Hawes (1805-1851), of Hawes Soap Factory, close personal friend of Isambard Kingdom Brunel

1805 Born the son of Benjamin Hawes

1829 William Hawes of Old Barge House, Bankside, Southampton, Soap Manufacturer, became a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.[1]

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Sources of Information

  • A Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland