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William Congreve, 1st baronet


Comptroller of the Royal Laboratory, Woolwich, and superintendent of military machines. Created baronet, 1812.


Burke’s peerage 1849

ODNB s.v. Congreve, William (1772–1828)


Burke’s peerage: A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the United Kingdom. Burke’s peerage and baronetage. 1st– edition. London: Henry Colburn [and others]. 1826–.

ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.