Born 1806 - Died 1878 British civil engineer. Friend and professional partner of Robert Stephenson. Built railways and docks throughout Britain, and was involved in the construction of London's sewers.
George Parker Bidder: The Calculating Prodigy
Essay about his life and his ability and exhibitions of mental arithmetic. Written by Joyce Linfoot for the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications in 1987.
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