A museum to honour the work of one of the key inventors from the industrial revolution is being planned for a Lancashire village. Artefacts and information about James Hargreaves who invented the
James Hargreaves (c. 1720 – 22 April 1778) was a weaver, carpenter and inventor in Lancashire, England. He was one of three inventors responsible for mechanising spinning. Hargreaves is credited with inventing the spinning jenny in 1764, Richard Arkwright patented the water frame in 1769, and Samuel Crompton combined the two creating the spinning mule in 1779.
Known for: Spinning jenny
The spinning jenny is a multi-spindle spinning frame, and was one of the key developments in the industrialization of weaving during the early Industrial Revolution. It was invented in 1764 by James Hargreaves in Stanhill, Oswaldtwistle , Lancashire in England.
James Hargreaves, Hargreaves also spelled Hargraves, (baptized Jan. 8, 1721, Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, Eng.—died April 22, 1778, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire), English inventor of the spinning jenny, the first practical application of multiple spinning by a machine. At the time he devised the machine, he was a poor, uneducated spinner and
Spinning Jenny, one of the most important devices which brought advancement in production of textiles in the industrial revolution, was invented by James Hargreaves. This great man was born near Blackburn in …
James Hargreaves, inventor of the spinning jenny, was born in the semi-moorland district of Oswaldtwistle, near Blackburn, Lancashire, and was baptised at Church Kirk on January 8, 1720/1. His exact birthplace is unknown and apart from the fact that he became a hand-loom weaver, little has been discovered about his early life.
James Hargreaves (1721 – 1778) war ein Baumwollweber in Lancashire. in der Umgangssprache “Spinning Jenny”, die acht Spindeln gleichzeitig betreiben konnte. Die Legende will, dass die unvorsichtige Spinnerin, die ihr Spinnrad umwarf, Hargreaves Tochter Jenny war. Die im Deutschen Museum ausgestellte Maschine ist auf 60 Fäden ausgelegt
Credit for the spinning jenny, a hand-powered multiple spinning machine invented in 1764, goes to a British carpenter and weaver named James Hargreaves. His invention was the first machine to improve upon the spinning wheel. At the time, cotton producers had a difficult time meeting the demand for