Category Archives: Georgian 1714 – 1837 Period

Georgian Intriguing History Period 1714-1830 Monarchs George I, George II, George III, George IV, William iV

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Marc Brunel in Portsmouth

Marc Brunel in Portsmouth

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Hampshire People

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Hampshire PeopleThe incredible engineers, the Brunels, father and son are in-extrinsically linked to Portsmouth through deed and birth Marc Isambard Brunel was a frenchman who fled the French Revolution and in 1793, fled to America and became chief engineer of New York City. ┬áBy 1799… Continue Reading