David Jebb

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David Jebb was the engineer in charge of the construction of the Boyne Navigation, a series of canals running 31 km (19 mi) roughly parallel to the River Boyne from Oldbridge to Navan in County Meath, in Ireland.[1][1][2] Jebb himself built a flour mill at Slane in 1766 to take advantage of the navigation that he had recently completed that far.


  1. ^ a b Wheeler, Ed (2005). "Restoring the Boyne". Inland Waterways News. Ireland: Inland Waterways Association of Ireland. 32 (2): 20–25. ISSN 1649-1696. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-11-19. Retrieved 2007-10-08.
  2. ^ Trench, C.E.F. (1995). Slane. An Taisce - the National Trust for Ireland. ISBN 0-903693-09-7.