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Robert Stevenson
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Born in Glasgow, Glasgow
Born on 8th of June 1772
Died on 12th of July 1850

Born 1772. Died 1850 - Scottish engineer.

Succeeded stepfather as first engineer of Northern Lighthouse Board. Constructed 23 lighthouses including Bell Rock off Arbroath. Consulting engineer for roads, bridges, harbours, canals and railways.

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