Joseph Bramah was a mechanical engineer and architect active in the early-19th century. He was born in Stainborough, Barnsley, England on 2 April 1749 and died on 9 December 1814. He was buried in Paddington Churchyard, London, England.
Skempton, A.W., A Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland: 1500 to 1830 (Thomas Telford, 2002) pp. 70-72.