Name Details

Name: James Watt
Dates: 1736-1819
Notes: Inventor and engineer. Educated in Greenock and trained in Glasgow and London. In 1756 he returned to Glasgow and set up a workshop as mathematical instrument maker to the university, until 1764. Partnership with Matthew Boulton.
[See Jennifer Tann, 'Watt, James (1736-1819)', Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, May 2007 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/28880, accessed 23 Sept 2011]
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