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Webster’s Ropery, also know as Deptford Patent Ropery, Ropery Road, Deptford, Sunderland
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Webster's Ropery, also know as Deptford Patent Ropery, Ropery Road, Deptford, Sunderland
  
* 1793 Ropery opened, owned by Grimshaw, Webster & Co. Steam engine installed in 1795, and said to be the first steam engine to be used in a rope works. ‘Probably the region's oldest factory building and the earliest patent ropery’ (producing rope without a rope walk, using the Fothergill Process).<ref>[http://sine.ncl.ac.uk/view_structure_information.asp?struct_id=1338]SINE website, Deptford Patent Ropery webpage</ref>
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1793 Ropery opened, owned by [[Grimshaw, Webster and Co]].  
  
* See also [[Webster and Co]]
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1795 Steam engine installed; said to be the first steam engine to be used in a rope works. "Probably the region's oldest factory building and the earliest patent ropery" (producing rope without a rope walk, using the Fothergill Process).<ref>[http://sine.ncl.ac.uk/view_structure_information.asp?struct_id=1338]SINE website, Deptford Patent Ropery webpage</ref>
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See also [[Webster and Co]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 12:39, 20 December 2013

Webster's Ropery, also know as Deptford Patent Ropery, Ropery Road, Deptford, Sunderland

1793 Ropery opened, owned by Grimshaw, Webster and Co.

1795 Steam engine installed; said to be the first steam engine to be used in a rope works. "Probably the region's oldest factory building and the earliest patent ropery" (producing rope without a rope walk, using the Fothergill Process).[1]

See also Webster and Co

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Sources of Information

  1. [1]SINE website, Deptford Patent Ropery webpage