Marc Brunel

Marc Isambard Brunel (1769 - 1849)

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Sir Marc Isambard Brunel
Born in Hacqurville, Normandy, Francemap
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Died in 1 Park Prospect, St James's Park, London, Englandmap
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Marc Isambard Brunel was born on 25 April 1769 at Hacqueville, near Gisors, Normandy, the second son of Jean Charles Brunel. [1] Marc Isambard Brunel (bachelor) married Sarah Kingdom (spinster) on 1 November 1799 at St Andrew's Holborn, Middlesex, England.[2][3]

Brunel spent 88 days incarcerated in a debtors prison in Southwark, the King's Bench Prison, in 1821.


Title: Sir
Date: 24 MAR 1841
Note: Knighted by Queen Victoria


Place: Kensal Green Cemetery, London, England


  1. Wood, Alan Muir. 2005 "Brunel, Sir (Marc) Isambard (1769–1849), civil engineer." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 13 Oct. 2018.
  2. "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Marc Isambard Brunel and Sophia Kingdom, 01 Nov 1799; citing St. Andrew'S, Holborn, Middlesex, England, reference p159-2, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 374,369.
  3. London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: P69/AND2/A/01/Ms 6671/7 Ancestry
  • Beamish, Richard. Memoir of the Life of Sir Marc Isambard Brunel, Civil Engineer, Vice-President of the Royal Society, Corresponding Member of the Institute of France, Etc. .. London, Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1862. Internet Archive
  • “Marc Isambard Brunel.” Wikipedia, September 19, 2018. Marc Isambard Brunel 860242196.


  • WikiTree profile Brunel-9 created through the import of Isambard Kingdom Brunel B1806.ged on Apr 24, 2012 by Wombat Allen. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Wombat and others.

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