Joseph Maudslay 1801 - 1861

occupation:
Inventor,
Mechanical engineer
Nationality:
English; British
born in:
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

Apprenticed as a shipbuilder to William Pitcher of Northfleet. Joined his father's engineering business at Lambeth. 1827 - patented an improved oscillating steam engine. 1833 - elected a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. 1839 - along with Joshua Field, took out a patent for a double-cylinder marine engine.