Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,186 pages of information and 245,641 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

1630 Patents

From Graces Guide

David Ramseye, groom of the privy-chamber to Charles I. had a patent for inventions "to raise water from low pits by fire; to make any sort of mills go in standing waters, by continual motion, without the help of wind, water, or horse ; and to raise water from low places, and mines, and coal pits, by a new way not yet in use."

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