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Memoir of William Jessop.

Samuel Hughes

Memoir of William Jessop.

by Samuel Hughes

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Photocopy of a paper in "Quarterly Papers in Engineering" vol.1,p.1-32 (1844).

The Physical Object
Pagination32p. : A4 booklet
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22411854M

of Brightside Works, Park Works and Soho Works, Sheffield Company established. Company took the name William Jessop and Sons. The company was registered on 14 December, to take over the business of the firm of this name as ironmasters, smelters, . Violet Jessop was probably the only rescued person with a toothbrush after the Britannic struck a mine and sank. But then she had been on the Titanic four years earlier and remembered what she had missed In , she wrote her memoirs. After a childhood in Argentina and formative years in England, she became a stewardees aboard a variety of passenger ships.5/5(1).

One of Jessop's former wives, Carolyn Jessop, wrote a memoir in about their year marriage, which had begun when she was 18 and he was The book includes dozens of allegations of spousal and child abuse, both emotional and : Decem (age 83), Salt Lake City, Utah, . Violet Constance Jessop (2 October – 5 May ) was an Irish Argentine ocean liner stewardess, memoirist and nurse who is known for surviving the disastrous sinkings of RMS Titanic in and her sister ship HMHS Britannic in In addition, she had been onboard RMS Olympic, the eldest of the three sister ships, when it collided with a British warship, HMS Hawke, in Born: 2 October , Bahía Blanca, Argentina.

Brent W. Jeffs is an American author, advocate, and member of the influential Jeffs family in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS Church).. Jeffs wrote the memoir Lost Boy along with author Maia Szalavitz, which was released on The book is a depiction of life within the FLDS Church and his ostracism from the organization at a young nce: Salt Lake City, Utah.   Miss Violet Constance Jessop, 24, of 71 Shirley Road, Bedford Park, London was born in the pampas near Bahia Blanca, Argentina, the first child of Irish emigrants William and Katherine (Kelly) Jessop. Her father was a sheep farmer and she had five younger brothers and Country: London, England.


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The story Carolyn Jessop tells is so weird and shocking that one hesitates to believe a sect like this, w polygamous followers, could really exist in 21st-century America. But Jessop’s courageous, heart-wrenching account is absolutely factual.

This riveting book reminds us that truth can indeed be much, much stranger than fiction."/5(K). Titanic Survivor: The Newly Discovered Memoirs of Violet Jessop who Survived Both the Titanic and Britannic Disasters Paperback – September 1, /5(41).

The book Titanic Survivor contains some passages of Violet Jessop memoir written inoriginally named Neptune's Greenroom. Violet Jessop life story is indeed a mesmerizing one and makes up for an amazing tale of endurance and survival/5. For an account of William's professional achievements we are indebted to an essay on him by Jack Simmons in "Parish and Empire" published in and "A Memoir of William Jessop" by Samuel Hughes, a fellow engineer published in ; and we shall quote freely from these en: William Jessop, Josias Jessop.

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Jessop was a bodyguard during the tenure of FLDS Church president Warren Jeffs.Carolyn Jessop was born into the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, a group splintered from and renounced by the Mormon Church, and spent most of her life in Colorado City, Arizona, the main base of the FLDS.

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