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John Hulse (France)

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1766 Born in Newcastle [1]

1847 Died in Rouen

Hulse constructed looms for the textile mill of François Bauwens, after which he and John Dean (who was in charge of spinning) left Passy for the Cailly valley, where, with other compatriots, they set up a cotton factory cotton for Valentin Rawle.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Les Anglais en France, et plus particulièrement en Normandie, dans la 'révolution industriel' (1715-1880) by Serge Chassagne: Études Normandes Année 2013 62-2 pp. 121-140
  2. [2] 'Les entrepreneurs du coton' by Mohamed Kasdi Chapter 6. La mécanisation de la filature (1790-1820), Presses universitaires du Septentrion Presses universitaires du Septentrion, 2014