Bridgewater, 3rd Duke of

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  • Bridgewater, Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of, Marquess Of Brackley, Earl of Bridgewater, Viscount Brackley, Baron Of Ellesmere — ▪ British noble Bridgewater also spelled  Bridgwater   born May 21, 1736, Worsley, Lancashire, Eng. died March 8, 1803, London       founder of British inland navigation, whose canal, built from his estates at Worsley to the city of Manchester,… …   Universalium

  • BRIDGEWATER, FRANCIS EGERTON, 3RD DUKE OF —    celebrated for his self sacrificing devotion to the improvement and extension of canal navigation in England, embarking in it all his wealth, in which he was aided by the skill of Brindley; he did not take part in politics, though he was a… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater — Infobox Person name = Francis Egerton image size = 150px caption = Francis Egerton in a 1788 engraving birth name = birth date = 21 May 1736 birth place = death date = 8 March 1803 death place = death cause = resting place = resting place… …   Wikipedia

  • Egerton, Francis, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater — SUBJECT AREA: Ports and shipping [br] b. 21 May 1736 d. 9 March 1803 London, England [br] English entrepreneur, described as the father of British inland navigation . [br] Francis Egerton was the younger of the two surviving sons of Scroop, 1st… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Bridgewater House, Westminster — is at 14 Cleveland Row, Westminster, London, England. It is a Grade I listed building.cite web |url=http://www.imagesofengland.org.uk/search/details.aspx?pid=1 id=209213 |title=Images of England: Bridgewater House, Westminster |accessdate=2008 08 …   Wikipedia

  • Bridgewater Canal — This article is about the canal in North West England. For the canal in Somerset, see Bridgwater and Taunton Canal. Bridgewater Canal The packet house at Worsley, on the canal Principal e …   Wikipedia

  • Duke of Sutherland — Duchess of Sutherland redirects here. For the steam locomotive, see LMS Princess Coronation Class 6233 Duchess of Sutherland. Dukedom of Sutherland Creation date 14 January 1833 Created by William IV of the United Kingdom Peerage Peerage of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Bridgewater Canal — ▪ canal, England, United Kingdom       British canal now extending from Worsley to Liverpool. An engineering masterpiece of the 18th century, the Bridgewater (Bridgewater, Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of, Marquess Of Brackley, Earl of Bridgewater,… …   Universalium

  • Bridgewater Hall — The Bridgewater Hall is an international concert venue in Manchester, England. It cost around £42 million to build and currently hosts over 250 performances a year. It is located in Lower Mosley Street, close to Manchester Central.BackgroundSince …   Wikipedia

  • Bridgewater Canal — /brɪdʒwɔtə kəˈnæl/ (say brijwawtuh kuh nal) noun a canal in England, between Worsley and Manchester; the first major British artificial inland waterway. 68 km. {named after Francis Egerton, 1763–1803, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater} …   Australian English dictionary

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