Titus Salt
Sir Titus Salt, 1st Baronet (20 September 1803 – 29 December 1876), born in Morley, near Leeds, was a manufacturer, politician, and philanthropist in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. He is...
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Battenberg lace
Battenberg lace is a type of tape lace. The name for this American lace was chosen in honour of a wedding of the Battenberg family, which occurred about the time a patent for making the lace was appli...
Lawrence, Massachusetts
Lawrence is a city in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States on the Merrimack River. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the city had a total population of 76,377. Surrounding communities include M...
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Paul Moody (inventor)
Paul Moody (May 23, 1779 - July 5, 1831) was a U.S. textile machinery inventor born in Byfield, Massachusetts (Town of Newbury). He is often credited with developing and perfecting the first power loo...
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Whitin Machine Works
The Whitin Machine Works (WMW) was founded by Paul Whitin and his sons in 1831 on the banks of the Mumford River in South Northbridge, Massachusetts. The village of South Northbridge became known as W...
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Valley Falls Company
The Valley Falls Company was founded in 1839 by Oliver Chace, in Valley Falls, Rhode Island, an historic mill village on both sides of the Blackstone River, within the modern-day town of Cumberland an...
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North Uxbridge, Massachusetts
North Uxbridge is a village, and post office, in the town, (township) of Uxbridge in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. The postal zip code is 01538. It is classified as a community or p...
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Daniel Bourn
Daniel Bourn was an English inventor, who took out a patent for a carding machine with rotating cylinders in 1748.Though Bourn is thought likely to have had some association with Lancashire, at the ti...
Cormier Woods
Cormier Woods is a 175-acre (71 ha) open space preserve and historic 18th-century farm complex in Uxbridge, Massachusetts, USA, within the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. The ...
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Mill town
A mill town, also known as factory town or mill village, is typically a settlement that developed around one or more mills or factories (usually cotton mills or factories producing textiles).
In ...
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West River (Massachusetts)
The West River, in the US state of Massachusetts, is a 13.4-mile-long (21.6 km) tributary of the Blackstone River.
It originates in the towns of Grafton and Upton, Massachusetts, near the Upt...
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Carolina, Rhode Island
Carolina is a village that straddles the border of the towns of Charlestown and Richmond on the Pawcatuck River in Washington County, Rhode Island. Rhode Island Route 112 passes through the village. ...
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List of mills in Longdendale and Glossopdale
Mills in Glossop, Derbyshire and Tintwistle, Cheshire, England.The first mills were built in the 1760s, and were powered by the water of the River Etherow and its tributaries. As the industry develope...
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Cotton mill
A cotton mill is a factory housing powered spinning or weaving machinery for the production of yarn or cloth from cotton, an important product during the Industrial Revolution when the early mills we...
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Sir Philip Stott, 1st Baronet
Sir Philip Sidney Stott, 1st Baronet (20 February 1858–31 March 1937), usually known by his full name or as Sidney Stott, was an English architect, civil engineer and surveyor.
Stott was bor...
Kirk Boott
Kirk Boott (October 20, 1790 – April 11, 1837) was an American Industrialist instrumental in the early history of Lowell, Massachusetts.
Boott was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1790. His fathe...
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Samuel Slater
Samuel Slater (June 9, 1768 – April 21, 1835) was an early English-American industrialist known as the "Father of the American Industrial Revolution" (a phrase coined by Andrew Jackson) and the ...
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Parsley Peel
Robert Peel (1723 – 12 September 1795), commonly known as Parsley Peel, was an influential cotton mill owner and grandfather to Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet, future prime minister of Great Britai...
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Chockalog River
The Chockalog River is a river in the U.S. states of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. It flows approximately 4 km (2 mi). Its name is said to mean "fox place".
The river is formed in Doug...
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Oliver Chace
Oliver Chace (August 24, 1769 – May 21, 1852) was the founder of several New England textile manufacturing companies in the early 19th century, including the Valley Falls Company, the original anteced...
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Robert Rogerson
Robert Rogerson was an early American industrialist. He was born in Taunton, Massachusetts, and died in the United States.
Robert Rogerson was born in Taunton to parents who immigrated to the US,...
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The Lace Guild
The Lace Guild is the largest organization in the British Isles for lacemakers and those interested in lacemaking. Its aims are to provide information about the craft of lacemaking, its history and us...
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Derby Industrial Museum
Derby Silk Mill, formerly known as Derby Industrial Museum, is a museum of industry and history in Derby, England. The museum is housed in Lombe's Mill, a historic former silk mill which marks the sou...
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William Radcliffe
William Radcliffe (1761?, Mellor, Derbyshire – 20 May 1842, Stockport) was a British inventor and author of the essay Origin of the New System of Manufacture, Commonly Called Power loom Weaving.
R...
Waucantuck Mill Complex
The Waucantuck Mill Complex was a mill complex in Uxbridge, Massachusetts. Despite its 2010 demolition, (except for a historic storage building) it is still listed on the National Register of Histor...
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Jedediah Strutt
Jedediah Strutt (1726 – 7 May 1797) or Jedidiah Strutt – as he spelled it – was a hosier and cotton spinner from Belper, England.Strutt and his brother-in-law William Woollat developed an attachment t...
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Slater Mill Historic Site
The Slater Mill is an historic textile mill complex on the banks of the Blackstone River in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Modeled after cotton spinning mills first established in England, the Slater Mill i...
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