- James . 1716–72, British canal builder, who constructed (1759–61) the Bridgewater Canal, the first in England
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Doctor Brindley was on the examinin' committee, an' he run me harder than any of 'em about it.Out of the Hurly-Burly
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It was built by Brindley and Foster, of Sheffield, at a cost of £820.Kensington, Notting Hill, and Paddington
An Old Inhabitant
Water, that made his greatness, was at last the death of Brindley.
"The Schemer" Brindley was applied to by the perplexed proprietor.
Brindley was a vivacious talker, he could be trusted to talk.The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories