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Abraham Darby, I
Birth: 1678
Death: Mar. 8, 1717

Scientist. He was the Quaker ironmaster of Coalbrookedale, Shropshire, who paved the way for the Industrial Revolution by developing iron metallurgy with his employee, John Thomas. His grandson, Abraham (1750 to 1791), built the first cast-iron bridge, over the Severn at Coalbrookedale, in 1779. (bio by: s.canning) 
 
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  Abraham Darby (1711 - 1763)*
 
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Burial:
All Saints Churchyard
Broseley
Shropshire Unitary Authority
Shropshire, England
 
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Originally Created by: s.canning
Record added: Jan 23, 2006
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Abraham Darby, I
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Abraham Darby, I
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