In this timeline, it shows the viewer the chronological order of when the great technological advances of Britain for the textile and agricultural industries that were introduced between the years of 1709 and 1858. 1709 Abraham Darby introduced coke smelting to his ironworks at Coalbrookdale in Shropshire. 1712 The first workable steam-powered engine was developed […]


November 28, 2011 | Comments Off on Manchester

“Industrial Revolution in Manchester is considered to be an important chapter in the history of Manchester: The Industrial Revolution is associated with the industrialization of the English city of Manchester, making it the center of textile industry in Great Britain. This transformation began in 1761, because the Duke of Bridgewater began bringing in inexpensive coal […]