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Lord Aberconway, PC

Lord Aberconway, PC

Chairman of the Metropolitan Railway CompanyIn the 1911 Coronation Honours list Sir Charles McLaren was given a baronetcy and chose the title "Lord Aberconway of Talycafn". We believe he is assoc...

Person, Industry, Wales

1 memorial

Edward Acheson

Edward Acheson

American chemist, inventor and industrialist. Born Pennsylvania.  Initially worked with Edison. Companies he founded include: Carborundum, Inc., UCar International, and Acheson Industries.  In abou...

Person, Science, Industry, USA

1 memorial

Albion Mills

Albion Mills

Corn mill built by Matthew Boulton, James Watt and John Rennie.  Rennie moved from Scotland to London when invited to work on the construction of these Mills.  Burnt down in 1791.  More information...

Building, Food & Drink, Industry

1 memorial

Sir Richard Arkwright

Sir Richard Arkwright

Industrialist and inventor. From Preston. Set up a factory with a newly designed method of cotton-spinning. He worked his employees, including children, very hard and became very rich.

Person, Science, Industry

1 memorial

William George Armstrong

William George Armstrong

Born Newcastle. Armaments manufacturer and industrialist.  Developed the hydraulic accumulator.

Person, Industry

2 memorials

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