Murdoch, William (17541830)

Murdoch, William, engineer, born at Auchinleck, Ayrshire; was a manager of the Soho Works under Boulton and Watt, where he distinguished himself by his inventive ingenuity, and where on his suggestion coal-gas was first employed for lighting purposes (17541830).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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