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Hulls [Hull], Jonathanlocked

(bap. 1699, d. 1758)
  • J. C. Robinson

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Hulls [Hull], Jonathan (bap. 1699, d. 1758), mechanical inventor, was born at Hanging Aston and baptized in Blockley parish church, Gloucestershire, on 17 December 1699. His parents, Thomas Hull, or Hulls, and Mary, had two other children, Thomas and Sarah. Hulls inherited mechanical skills from his weaver father and displayed a youthful aptitude for repairing neighbours' clocks. He attended ...

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