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British Industrial History

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Jeremiah Horrocks

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Born in Manchester

Emigrated to the USA

1821 Jeremiah Horrocks established the Frankford Dyeing, Bleaching, and Finshing Works, the first dyehouse in Philadelphia[1]

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  1. [1] LR-1078, Pulaski Hwy from Delaware Expressway to Roosevelt Blvd, Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Vol 3