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
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, Industry, Science, USA
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 and Spitalfields L...
Building, Food & Drink, Industry
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, Industry, Science
Born Newcastle. Armaments manufacturer and industrialist. Developed the hydraulic accumulator.
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Born: 17/10/1727, 294 years ago
Person, Lord Mayor, Politics & Administration
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