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CodeNA9601
Dates1840-1868
Person NameNasmyth; Anne E (1840-1868); Wife of James Nasmyth
SurnameNasmyth
ForenamesAnne E
EpithetWife of James Nasmyth
ActivityJames Nasmyth was born in Edinburgh in 1808, and after being educated to follow his father, Alexander, into the art world, he became an engineer. He retired at the age of 48 to pursue his hobby of astronomy, and died in 1890. In 1840 he married Anne E. Hartrop, daughter of the manager of Earl Fitzwilliam’s ironworks near Barnsley.
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