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John George Appold
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Birth: 1800
Death: 1865

Engineer and inventor. He devised many ingenious mechanical contrivances which he incoporated in his home. His major invention was a form of centrifugal pump used for drainage in the fens, which he demonstrated at the Great Exhibition of 1851, which won a gold medal. He also invented a brake for use in lowering telegraph cables into the sea, a system used when laying the first transatlantic cable in 1857. He was elected Fellow of the Royal Society in 1853. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Maria Appold (1801 - 1870)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium
West Norwood
London Borough of Lambeth
Greater London, England
 
Created by: s.canning
Record added: Aug 19, 2009
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John George Appold
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John George Appold
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John George Appold
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 Added: Jan. 27, 2010
 
 
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