Abraham Darby

Abraham Darby may refer to:

  • Abraham Darby I (1678–1717) the first of three generations with that name in an English Quaker family that played an important role in the Industrial Revolution. He developed a method of producing pig iron
  • Abraham Darby II (1711–1763) the second Abraham Darby in three generations in the Quaker family
  • Abraham Darby III (1750–1791) the third Abraham Darby, and involved in the building of the first iron bridge ever built
  • Abraham Darby IV (1804–1878), High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire

Abraham Darby may also refer to:

  • Rosa 'Abraham Darby', the name of a rose cultivar
  • Abraham Darby Specialist School for the Performing Arts, Telford, England

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Telford, England - Education
... Abraham Darby Academy (Performing Arts, Business and Enterprise), formerly known as Abraham Darby Specialist School For The Performing Arts, provides specialist performing arts education ... in the Blessed Robert Johnson Catholic School (The Oscar Romero sixth form centre), Abraham Darby Academy, Thomas Telford School and Madeley Academy ...
Darby (name) - Surname - Darby
... Abraham Darby I (1678–1717), British ironmaster and pioneer of coke-fired smelting Abraham Darby II (1711–1763), British ironmaster, son of Abraham I. 1720 – 1790), Irish vice-admiral in the British Royal Navy George Darby (baseball) (1869–1937), pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds George Darby, MP, Member of Parliament for East ... Darby, American botanist and academic John Nelson Darby, leader of the Plymouth Brethren, founder of the Darbyites and translator of the Darby Bible Joseph Darby ...
Lists Of British Inventions - Industrial Processes
... process - Alastair Pilkington Pioneers of the Industrial Revolution - Isambard Kingdom Brunel - Abraham Darby I - Abraham Darby II - Abraham Darby III - Robert ...
Abraham Darby Academy
... Abraham Darby Academy for the Performing Arts and Business Enterprise in Telford, Shropshire, UK, is the current name for the comprehensive school on Hill Top ... It is named after Abraham Darby III and is situated approximately one mile from the world famous Iron Bridge which he built in 1779 ...
History - Horsehay Works
... Formed in 1755 by Abraham Darby II it contributed to the birth of the industrial revolution through large scale production of iron ... Abraham Darby II, a Quaker, succeeded in smelting iron with coke as a fuel suitable for forges in 1709 ... For this venture, Darby II enlisted the financial help of Thomas Goldney III (the main shareholder of the Coalbrookdale Company) ...