Record ID:
36592049 (Libraries Australia Authorities)
Authority type:
  • Name.
Used for:
  • Murdoch, William, 1754-1839
  • His An account of the application of the gas from coal to oeconomical purposes, 1808: caption t.p. (Mr. William Murdock) p. 15 (signed William Murdock)
  • Britannica online, viewed Apr. 14, 2005 (William Murdock, b. Aug. 21, 1754, Old Cumnock, Ayr, Scot., d. Nov. 15, 1839, Birmingham, Warwickshire, Eng.; Scottish inventor, the first to make extensive use of coal gas for illumination and a pioneer in the development of steam power)
  • Griffiths, J.C. The third man, 1992: t.p. (William Murdoch, 1754-1839, inventor of gas lighting) text and bibliography (William Murdoch)
Local system number:
  • 000001602115
Cataloguing source:
  • NSL eng NSL
Authentication code:
  • kin