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Radcliffe, William

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  • Radcliffe, William — SUBJECT AREA: Textiles [br] b. 1761 Mellor, Cheshire, England d. 1842 Mellor, Cheshire, England [br] English inventor of the sizing machine. [br] Radcliffe was brought up in the textile industry and learned carding and spinning as a child. When… …   Biographical history of technology

  • William Radcliffe — (1761?, Mellor, Derbyshire – 20 May 1842, StockportDavid J. Jeremy, [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/22994 ‘Radcliffe, William (1761?–1842)’] , Oxford Dictionary of National Biography , Oxford University Press, 2004, accessed 9 July 2008] ) …   Wikipedia

  • William Radcliffe Birt — (1804 1881) was an English amateur astronomer in the 19th century. His name is used for the Birt crater, a minor crater on the Moon. Birt worked extensively with John Herschel, carrying out a great deal of meteorogical research on atmospheric… …   Wikipedia

  • William Radcliffe Birt — (* 1804; † 1881) war ein englischer Amateur Astronom. Er arbeitete eng mit John Herschel zusammen. Sein Hauptaugenmerk richtete er in den Jahren 1843 bis 1850 auf meteorologische Studien der atmosphärischen Wellen. Der Großteil seiner Werke… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Madison Wood — William M. Wood (1858 February 2, 1926) was a textile mill owner of Lawrence, Massachusetts who was considered to be an expert in efficency. He made a good deal of his fortune through being hired by mill owners to turn around failing mills and… …   Wikipedia

  • William Hamilton (Gouverneur) — William Thomas Hamilton William Thomas Hamilton (* 8. September 1820 im Washington County, Maryland; † 26. Oktober 1888 in Hagerstown, Maryland) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker (Demokratis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Hayes — (* vermutlich 25. Januar 1708 in Gloucester; † 27. Juli 1777 in Oxford) war ein englischer Organist und Komponist. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William P. Jackson — William Purnell Jackson (* 11. Januar 1868 in Salisbury, Maryland; † 7. März 1939 ebd.) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker, der für die Republikanische Partei dem …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Radcliffe — (spr. Rädkleff), Anna, geb. 1764 in London, Tochter des Kaufmanns William Ward; heirathete 1791 den Rechtsgelehrten William R., welcher Eigenthümer u. Herausgeber des English Chronicle war. Sie machte 1793 eine Reise nach Holland u. an den Rhein …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • William Robertson Smith — (8 November, 1846 – 31 March, 1894) was a Scottish orientalist, Old Testament scholar, professor of divinity, and minister of the Free Church of Scotland. He was an editor of the Encyclopædia Britannica . He is also known for his book Religion of …   Wikipedia

  • William Stearns Davis — (April 30, 1877 – February 15, 1930), American educator, historian, and author, has been cited as one who “contributed to history as a scholarly discipline, . . . [but] was intrigued by the human side of history, which, at the time, was neglected …   Wikipedia

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