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ironmaster

Brit a manufacturer of iron, esp (formerly) the owner of an ironworks
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After his death, the estate passed into the possession of the Abergavenny family and was purchased in the 17th century by Thomas Foley, the celebrated ironmaster.
John Abbot, like William Hawks, a local ironmaster had his Park Works just to the east of the church.
1868 Robert Peck, in his third season as private trainer to cantankerous millionaire ironmaster James Merry, sends out the owner's Doncaster to win the Derby at 45-1.
The story goes that rival ironmaster Richard Crawshay wagered 500 guineas with Richard Trevithick's boss Homfray that he couldn't make an engine to pull a load along the rail line, only for Trevithick's 'Penydarren' locomotive to prove him wrong.
He learned that the 18th century inn was apparently the home of one Samuel Nutt, an ironmaster from Coventry, England, who arrived in Chester County in 1717 and was shown iron mines by some friendly native Indians.
The ironmaster, John Hughes, took the lessons he learnt at the Cyfarthfa Works to the Ukraine, where he founded his Hughesovska ironworks.
THE graceful Victorianera Penarth Pier, grand Dyffryn House and Gardens plus Cyfarthfa Castle, the splendid former home of the Crawshay ironmaster family, are all in the running to be named Wales' number one "special place".
This is particularly important at a time when the House of Commons is packed with political pygmies who most people wouldn't trust as far as they could throw them (unless it was in seeking advice on how to claim expenses), unlike the days when the House of Commons was occupied by political giants from the Midlands like radical Joe Chamberlain,the uncrowned King of Birmingham, and Stanley Baldwin,the ironmaster from Bewdley and thrice elected Prime Minister.
Corngreaves Hall, an 18th century house built by local ironmaster James Attwood, has been reinvented as stylish apartments.
The property dates back to 1758 when it was a Georgian farm house built after miller and ironmaster Sampson Lloyd II bought the 56-acre Owens' farm.
St Mary's was originally constructed as a parish church in 1857 by Richard Thompson, a North Wales ironmaster and colliery owner, in memory of his wife.
It is my opinion that if this had been the attitude of an 18th-century ironmaster then history tells us we would not have been surprised.