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that the first person in the world to build a textile factory was a former wigmaker?

In 1771 in the village of Cromford, not far from Nottingham, a British citizen and former wigmaker by the name of Richard Arkwright invented...
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Joseph-Eugene Schneider (1803 – 75)

Joseph-Eugene Schneider (1803-75) and his brother Adolphe (1802-48), whose origins were at Bazeilles near Sedan in Lorraine, gained control...
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News

| Route of industrial heritage tours Europe

Road show on the Ruhr district’s industrial transformation visits Catalonia  more

| ERIH Board meets in the UK

On 6th-7th April 2017 the ERIH Board met in the UK for one of its quarterly meetings.  more

| ERIH UK Chapter Meeting, 5th April 2017

The Black Country Living Museum in Dudley, West Midlands was the venue for the ERIH...  more

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