John Wilkinson

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    "John "Iron-Mad" Wilkinson (1728–1808) was an English industrialist who suggested the use of cast iron for many roles where other materials had previously been used. 1728 John Wilkinson was born in Clifton, Cumberland, the son of Isaac Wilkinson, who was then the potfounder at the blast furnace there, one of the first to use coke instead of charcoal, a method that was pioneered by Abraham Darby. John and his brother William, who was 17 years younger, were raised in a non-conformist Presbyterian family. ..."
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    Grace's Guide
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    Link: https://www.gracesguide.co.uk/John_Wilkinson
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Peter Smith
    Last modified: 4 years, 1 month ago
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