Newcomen

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Newcomen may refer to:

  • Viscount Newcomen, of Mosstown in the County of Longford, a title in the Peerage of Ireland
  • Newcomen baronets, of Kenagh in the County of Longford, a title in the Baronetage of Ireland

People with the surname Newcomen:

  • John Newcomen (c. 1613 – 1630), first white settler murdered by another white settler in Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts
  • Matthew Newcomen (c. 1610 – 1669), English nonconformist churchman
  • Thomas Newcomen (1663–1729), ironmonger and inventor of the steam engine

See also[edit]

  • Newcomen Society, British learned society that promotes and celebrates the history of engineering and technology
  • Newcomen Society of the United States, educational foundation for "the study and recognition of achievement in American business and the society it serves"
  • Newcomen atmospheric engine invented by Thomas Newcomen in 1712, the first practical device to harness the power of steam to produce mechanical work