Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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* 1664-1729 [[Thomas Newcomen]] Developed the Newcomen engine c1710
 
* 1664-1729 [[Thomas Newcomen]] Developed the Newcomen engine c1710
 
* 1678-1717 [[Abraham Darby (1678-1717)|Abraham Darby]] Introduced coke as a fuel for smelting in 1709
 
* 1678-1717 [[Abraham Darby (1678-1717)|Abraham Darby]] Introduced coke as a fuel for smelting in 1709
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* 1685-1739 [[Thomas Lombe]], with his brother [[John Lombe|John]], introduced Italian silk-throwing processes into the silk industry in Derby.
 
* 1687-1743 [[Henry Beighton]] Improved the Newcomen engine 1718
 
* 1687-1743 [[Henry Beighton]] Improved the Newcomen engine 1718
  

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