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John McNaught

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Steam engineer

Married to Mary Lindsay.

1813 Birth of son William McNaught

1820 Moved from Paisley to Glasgow.

1820s At the instigation of John Farey produced the McNaught steam engine Indicator. [1], for which he was awarded the silver medal of the Society of Arts for Scotland (1830)

1838 Manufactured the steam engine indicators at Robertson Street, Glasgow

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1903/03/27 and The Engineer 1902/03/07
  • Biography of William McNaught, ODNB