Bryan Donkin FRS FRAS (22 March 1768 – 27 February 1855) developed the first paper making machine and created the world's first commercial canning factory. These were the basis for large industries that continue to flourish today. Bryan Donkin was involved with Thomas Telford's Caledonian Canal, Marc and Isambard Brunel's Thames Tunnel, and Charles Babbage's computer. He was an advisor to the government and held in high esteem by his peers.
|Born||22 March 1768|
|Died||27 February 1855 86) (aged|
|Resting place||Nunhead Cemetery|
|Known for||Paper making machine and canning process|
|Parent(s)||John Donkin and Jane Soppitt|