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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.
It provides the backdrop to the Grade I-listed Cyfarthfa Castle, home to the Crawshay family, and is the best example of a 19th century ironmaster's residence to have survived in South Wales.
COALBROOKDALE, which lies in the Ironbridge Gorge of Shropshire's Tern Valley, looks nothing like a place where 18th century ironmaster Abraham Darby launched the industrial revolution.
Five attractions, including a former ironmaster's home and a contemporary garden at an old colliery, will get pounds 1m each from the Assembly Government.
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.
Greene (the "Rhode Island Ironmaster") had done a brilliant job as quartermaster at Valley Forge, securing the food, clothing, and equipment Washington's small army needed to survive as a fighting unit.
The lesson plan is divided into eight sections: (1) "About This Lesson"; (2) "Getting Started: Inquiry Question"; (3) "Setting the Stage: Historical Context"; (4) "Locating the Site: Maps" (Pennsylvania and Surrounding Areas; Southeastern Pennsylvania); (5) "Determining the Facts: Readings" (Works at Hopewell Furnace; Owner and Iron Master; Hopewell Furnace Community); (6) "Visual Evidence: Images" (19th Century Blast Furnace in Operation; 'Jumping the Pit,' 1936; Artist's View of Hopewell Furnace, 1950s; Ironmaster's House with Outbuildings; Tenant Houses; Typical Hopewell Furnace Products); (7) "Putting It All Together: Activities" (Working at Hopewell; Economic History in the Local Community); and (8) "Supplementary Resources." (BT)
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.
Gouverneur Kemble, a leading American ironmaster and operator of the foundry, was largely responsible for the quality of ordnance produced at the foundry.
Ironmaster and Middlesbrough's Henry Bolckow built the hall and landscaped the land by 1858.