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Hargreaves, Jameslocked

(1834–1915)

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Hargreaves, James (1834–1915), chemical manufacturer and inventor, was born in May 1834, at Hoarstones, Pendle Forest, Lancashire, the eldest of the seven sons of John Hargreaves, a schoolmaster. Hargreaves's education began at his father's school in Slaithwaite. In 1844 his father left schoolmastering to become a druggist and ...

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