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Huntsman, Benjaminlocked

(1704–1776)
  • David Hey

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Huntsman, Benjamin (1704–1776), steel manufacturer, was born at Epworth, Lincolnshire, on 4 June 1704, the third son of a Quaker farmer, William Huntsman. At the age of fourteen he was apprenticed to an Epworth clockmaker for a premium of £4. At the end of his apprenticeship he set up as a clockmaker in ...

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