|Epithet||inventor and engineer|
|Biography||Bryan Donkin was born in born Sandhoe, Northumberland, in 1768. He perfected a mechanised process for paper making, setting up a business to manufacture paper making machines. He also was the first manufacturer of cans for preserving food. He established the firm of Bryan Donkin & Co Ltd, which began in Bermondsey, London, later relocating to Chesterfield.|
|Authorised Form of Name||Donkin; Bryan (1768-1855); FRS; inventor and engineer|
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