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138 articles found

Headword Date Article Type
Whitbread, Samuel 1758 - 1815 P
Wilberforce, William 1759 - 1833 P
Bisset, James 1762 - 1832 P
Murray, John 1778 - 1843 P
Kessler, Harry 1868 - 1937 P
Davies, Idris 1905 - 1953 P
Game Association founded 1752 T Note
Agricultural Enclosures: the major phase, 1760 onwards 1760 T
Bridgewater Canal opens 1761 T Note
Cromford Mill - the first modern factory 1771 T Note
Somerset Case - slaves cannot be compelled to leave England against their will 1772 T
Britain ends restrictions on Irish trade 1779 T Note
Ireland granted free trade with Britain 1780 T Note
William Pitt sets up a sinking fund 1786 - 1828 T Note
Manchester anti-slave trade petition 1787 T Note
Slave asylum founded on British settlement 1788 T Note
Highland Clearances 1790 - 1880 T
House of Commons votes on the abolition of the slave trade 1791 T Note
Canal mania in the Midlands 1792 T Note
Board of Agriculture founded 1793 T Note

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