Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

John Hadley

From Graces Guide

c.1698 John Hadley surveyed the River Aire in preparation for the Aire and Calder Navigation

c.1704 Working with George Sorocold, John Hadley invented a method of constructing a water wheel so that it could be raised and lowered with the height of the river[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1918/10/18