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Abraham Darby may refer to.
Abraham Darby, in his lifetime called Abraham Darby the Younger, referred to for convenience as Abraham Darby II (12 May 1711 – 31 March 1763) was the second man of that name in an English Quaker family that played an important role in the early years of the Industrial Revolution.
Abraham Darby III (24 April 1750 – 1789) was an English ironmaster and Quaker.
An apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study (classroom work and reading).
Arthur Raistrick (1896–1991) was a British geologist, archaeologist, academic, and writer.
Attingham Park is an English country house and estate in Shropshire.
Backbarrow is a village in the Lake District National Park in England.
Baptist Mills an area of the city of Bristol, England.
Beer is one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drinks in the world, and the third most popular drink overall after water and tea.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
A blast furnace is a type of metallurgical furnace used for smelting to produce industrial metals, generally pig iron, but also others such as lead or copper.
Brass is a metallic alloy that is made of copper and zinc.
Bristol is a city and county in South West England with a population of 456,000.
Broseley is a small town in Shropshire, England, with a population of 4,912 (2001 census), increasing to 4,929 at the 2011 Census.
Calamine is a historic name for an ore of zinc.
Charcoal is the lightweight black carbon and ash residue hydrocarbon produced by removing water and other volatile constituents from animal and vegetation substances.
Cheshire (archaically the County Palatine of Chester) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Flintshire, Wales and Wrexham county borough to the west.
Sir Clement Clerke, 1st Baronet (died 1693) was an important (but financially unsuccessful) English entrepreneur, whose greatest achievement was the application of the reverberatory furnace (cupola) to smelting lead and copper, and to remelting pig iron for foundry purposes.
Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata in layers or veins called coal beds or coal seams.
Coalbrookdale is a village in the Ironbridge Gorge in Shropshire, England, containing a settlement of great significance in the history of iron ore smelting.
Coke is a fuel with a high carbon content and few impurities, usually made from coal.
A core is a device used in casting and moulding processes to produce internal cavities and reentrant angles (an interior angle that is greater than 180°).
Dolgellau (formerly Dolgell(e)y; see below) is a market town and Community in Gwynedd, north-west Wales, lying on the River Wnion, a tributary of the River Mawddach.
Dudd (Dud) Dudley (1600–1684) was an English metallurgist, who fought on the Royalist side in the English Civil War as a soldier, military engineer, and supplier of munitions.
Dudley is a large town in the county of West Midlands, England, south-east of Wolverhampton and north-west of Birmingham.
Edward Sutton, 5th Baron Dudley (1567 – 23 June 1643) was a major landowner, mainly in Staffordshire and Worcestershire, and briefly a Member of the House of Commons of England.
A finery forge is a hearth used to fine (i.e., produce, refine) wrought iron, through the decarburization of the pig iron.
Furness is a peninsula and region of Cumbria in northwestern England.
The Goldney family were a wealthy English merchant trading family, most associated with Wiltshire and latterly Bristol.
Harmer Hill is a village in Shropshire, England located on the A528 south of Wem and north of Shrewsbury.
Holloware (hollowware, or hollow-ware) is metal tableware such as sugar bowls, creamers, coffee pots, teapots, soup tureens, hot food covers, water jugs, platters, butter pat plates, and other items that go with the dishware on a table.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust is an industrial heritage organisation which runs ten museums and manages 35 historic sites within the Ironbridge Gorge in Shropshire, England, widely considered as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.
An ironmaster is the manager, and usually owner, of a forge or blast furnace for the processing of iron.
The Kingdom of England (French: Royaume d'Angleterre; Danish: Kongeriget England; German: Königreich England) was a sovereign state on the island of Great Britain from the 10th century—when it emerged from various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms—until 1707, when it united with Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
Legitimacy, in traditional Western common law, is the status of a child born to parents who are legally married to each other, and of a child conceived before the parents obtain a legal divorce.
Letters of Administration are granted by a Surrogate Court or probate registry to appoint appropriate people to deal with a deceased person's estate where property will pass under Intestacy Rules or where there are no executors living (and willing and able to act) having been validly appointed under the deceased's will.
Madeley Court is a 16th-century country house in Madeley, Shropshire, England which was originally built as a grange to the medieval Wenlock Priory.
Madeley is a town and civil parish in Shropshire, England, now part of the new town of Telford.
Malt is germinated cereal grains that have been dried in a process known as "malting".
A mill is a device that breaks solid materials into smaller pieces by grinding, crushing, or cutting.
A mold or mould (is a fungus that grows in the form of multicellular filaments called hyphae.
Myddle—also formerly known as Mydle, Middle,, M'dle, Meadley and Medle—is a small village in Shropshire, England, about 10 miles north of Shrewsbury, the county town of Shropshire.
Neath (Castell-nedd) is a town and community situated in the principal area of Neath Port Talbot, Wales with a population of 19,258 in 2011.
Pig iron is an intermediate product of the iron industry.
Quakers (or Friends) are members of a historically Christian group of religious movements formally known as the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church.
A reverberatory furnace is a metallurgical or process furnace that isolates the material being processed from contact with the fuel, but not from contact with combustion gases.
The River Severn (Afon Hafren, Sabrina) is a river in the United Kingdom.
Sand casting, also known as sand molded casting, is a metal casting process characterized by using sand as the mold material.
Smelting is a process of applying heat to ore in order to melt out a base metal.
Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.
Sulfur or sulphur is a chemical element with symbol S and atomic number 16.
Thomas Baylies (1687–1756) was a Quaker ironmaster first in England, then in Massachusetts.
Saint-Hubert (Belgium). A trip hammer, also known as a tilt hammer or helve hammer, is a massive powered hammer used in.
Vauxhall is a mixed commercial and residential district of southwest London in the London Borough of Lambeth.
The Welsh (Cymry) are a nation and ethnic group native to, or otherwise associated with, Wales, Welsh culture, Welsh history, and the Welsh language.
Woodsetton is an area of the Dudley Metropolitan Borough in the West Midlands of England, roughly northwest of Dudley Town Centre.
Worcestershire (written abbreviation: Worcs) is a county in the West Midlands of England.