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Cartwright, Edmund (1743-1823), Church of England clergyman and inventor of a power loom

David Hunt

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/4813

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Cartwright, Edmund (1743-1823), Church of England clergyman and inventor of a power loom, was born on 24 April 1743 at Marnham in Nottinghamshire, the fourth of five sons of William Cartwright (d. 1781) and his wife, Anne (d. 1787), daughter of George Cartwright. The family had long been an influential ...

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