Charles Manby
(1804-1884)

Died aged c. 80

Charles Manby, FRS FRSA (4 February 1804 – 31 July 1884) was Secretary of the Institution of Civil Engineers from November 1839 to 1856, and engineer of the first iron steamer to cross the English Channel. Fluent in French, he installed gas piping into Paris and advised on the construction of the Suez Canal.

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Charles Manby 1804-1884 civil engineer lived here

60 Westbourne Terrace, London, United Kingdom where they lived