|Born on||8 June 1724 in Whitkirk, Leeds, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, England, United Kingdom, Europe|
|Deceased on||28 October 1792 in Whitkirk, Leeds, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, England, United Kingdom, Europe|
Works in London as maker of scientific instruments.
Founds the Smeatonian Society, later to become the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1818.
Takes interest in mechanics.
|1753 - 1755||
First small projects as engineer
Hydraulic studies in the Low Countries
|1756 - 1759||
The President of the Royal Society charges Smeaton with the construction of the Eddystone Lighthouse
|1760 - 1765||
Project to render the Calder River navigable
|1762 - 1767||
|1766 - 1771||
Bridge at Perth
|1767 - 1768||
Pumps at London Bridge
|1768 - 1777||
Canal connecting Clyde and Forth
Founds together with colleagues the Society of Civil Engineers (today Smeatonian Society)
|1774 - 1775||
Steam pump at the Chasewater mine
|1775 - 1780||
|1776 - 1873||
Retention basin at Ramsgate port
|1777 - 1780||
|1788 - 1792||
Ramsgate port jetty
Structures and Projects
Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:
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