John Rennie


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Rennie, John,

1761–1821, British civil engineer. In London he designed the Waterloo (1811–17) and Southwark (1815–19) bridges. London Bridge, also designed by him, was built (1824–31) by his son, Sir John Rennie, 1794–1874, who was knighted on its completion.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Plain Horn - 1Tam Stewart; 2 George Mabon; 3 John Rennie. Plain Wood - 1 Tam Stewart; 2 Jim Fraser; 3 Steven Docherty.
John Rennie Short has trawled through many dusty travel journals and pored over his share of early maps in order to reconstruct this fascinating cultural collision.
Written by John Rennie Short (Professor of Geography and Public Policy, University of Michigan), Alabaster Cities: Urban U.S.
"Unprecedented changes [demographically] are expected to make the world in 2050 a very different place than it is today," suggests Scientific American editor John Rennie. "For example, nations such as India and China are beginning to more closely resemble developed nations.
In October, there was only one part-time police officer having to deal with 153 jobs.' But Chief Constable John Burbeck and John Rennie, chairman of the Warwickshire Police Authority, hit back at the claims made by Mr Edmond.
Benton and John Rennie Short, Blackwell, Oxford and Malden, Mass., 1999, ix + 219 pp.
Former North Lanarkshire Council unit chief John Rennie, 55, repeatedly beat Stuart Baigrie on the head after the pair argued over a work-related matter.
Winners were: The Kingdom Trophy - Les Watson, Fiona Robertson, Grant Coubrough and Mary MacGregor; KeysTrophy -Kirsty Cuthbert, Ewan Ferguson, Evelyn Aitchison and John Rennie; Duncan Davidson Salver - Les Watson, Donna Mills, Grant Coubrough and Rowena Boome; Hendry Rosebowl - Les Watson, Fiona Robertson, Dougie Chalmers and Kirsty Cuthbert; Wooden Curling Stone - Nander Robertson, John Rennie, Michael Kay and Les Watson; Pairs - Margaret Armstrong and Ewan Ferguson; Ladies Points - Fiona Robertson; Gents Points - Les Watson; Closing Bonspiel - Rowena Boome, John Rennie, Mary MacGregor, Ewan Ferguson, Annette Macdonald and Grant Coubrough.
It came into being thanks to the genius of young engineer John Rennie, whose inspiration and innovations created a waterway that linked Bristol to London.
In earlier days he was in Crossroads and also played Dr John Rennie in the hit 60s hospital soap Emergency Ward 10.
FRANTIC John Rennie drove his sick mum more than 1300 miles from Spain to Scotland for life-saving treatment.
John Rennie, chairman of the police authority, said the Home Office ought to be thanking Warwickshire for delivering overtime cuts in a year instead of three years, rather than 'nit-picking' about details.