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Kay of Warrington , John

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  • Kay (of Warrington), John — SUBJECT AREA: Textiles [br] fl. c.1770 England [br] English clockmaker who helped Richard Arkwright to construct his spinning machine. [br] John Kay was a clockmaker of Warrington. He moved to Leigh, where he helped Thomas Highs to construct his… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Kay, John — See: Kay (of Bury), John; Kay (of Warrington), John …   Biographical history of technology

  • John Kay (spinning frame) — John Kay was a clockmaker from Warrington, Lancashire, England. He is known by association with Thomas Highs and later Richard Arkwright for the scandal associated with the invention of the spinning frame in 1767: an important stage in the… …   Wikipedia

  • John Smith's Brewery — John Smith s is a brewery founded in 1847 by John Smith at Tadcaster in North Yorkshire, England. The brewery is currently owned by Heineken.Beers The company brews Websters Yorkshire Bitter and John Smith s Bitter / Extra Smooth, among other… …   Wikipedia

  • John Kay (flying shuttle) — Infobox Person name = John Kay image size = 150px caption =John Kay birth name = birth date = June 17, 1704 birth place = Bury, Lancashire, England death date = 1780 death place = death cause = resting place = resting place coordinates =… …   Wikipedia

  • Textiles — See also: INDEX BY SUBJECT AREA [br] Anthelm, Ludwig Arkwright, Sir Richard Arnold, Aza Austin, John Bauer, H. Berthollet, Claude Louis Bevan, Edward John …   Biographical history of technology

  • Richard Arkwright — Infobox Person name = Richard Arkwright image size = caption = Richard Arkwright by Joseph Wright of Derby birth name = birth date = birth date|1732|23|12 o.s. birth date|1733|01|3 n.s. birth place = Preston, Lancashire, England death date =… …   Wikipedia

  • Textile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution — With the establishment of overseas colonies, the British Empire at the end of the 17th century/beginning of the 18th century had a vast source of raw materials and a vast market for manufactured goods. The manufacture of goods was performed on a… …   Wikipedia

  • Ursachen der Industriellen Revolution — Über die Ursachen der Industriellen Revolution ist sich die Wissenschaft nicht einig. Die Frage wird meist als aus zwei Teilfragen bestehend behandelt. Die erste Frage lautet, warum die industrielle Revolution in Großbritannien begann, anstatt in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 2000 New Year Honours — The insignia of the Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George: Andrew Wood was awarded the Grand Cross in this Honours list. The New Year Honours 2000 for the United Kingdom were announced on 31 December 1999, to celebrate the year… …   Wikipedia

  • United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …   Universalium

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