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  1. Eraser — 2020-06-28 13:49:17
    …="1/9/1806" death_place="" }} === Edward Nairne 1770 === Nairne produced the first [[rubber]] writing eraser, for an inventions competition. The invention was described by Joseph Priestley on April 15, 1770: "I have seen a substance excellently…
    …ent-Maker, opposite the Royal-Exchange." {{Image url="eraser.jpg" class="left" title="eraser" width="300" }} == Needed invention == Before the rubber eraser the common ink remover was old bread crumbs. This was a messy process if you had the crum…
  2. Obstetrical Forceps — 2020-06-28 13:29:13
    … domain and it was frowned upon for a man to be present at the birth. == Family Secret == The family kept their //new invention// of the **forceps** a close secret for over 150 years to protect their lucrative trade. The forceps were only taken ou…
  3. Rubber Band — 2020-06-28 12:40:44
    …nds" width="400" }} == Thousands of uses == The humble rubber band has gone on to become one of the most versatile of inventions. From holding lids on to holding clothing in place. Golf balls to catapults and what would the postman use to hold a…
  4. Reinforced Concrete — 2020-06-28 11:43:52
    …nt in the floors of a two-story cottage he was building for his servants. The method proved successful. He patented his invention in 1854 creating **reinforced concrete**. His process was in demand and went on to build the concrete platforms at Yor…
  5. Pop Rivet — 2020-06-21 10:35:43
    …16. Also called a blind rivet it allowed one person to fit a rivet with access only needed from one side. Before Wylie invention of blind rivets, securing a rivet required access to both sides of the assembly making it a very labour intensive, time…
  6. Cinematography — 2020-05-26 23:18:26
    …e 2nd November 1886, Le Prince applied for a US patent and on 16th November 1888, he received a British patent for his invention. == Mysterious death == After being granted the patents Louis Le Prince mysteriously vanished. This meant Le Prince w…
  7. Intraocular Lens — 2020-02-25 13:08:31
    …The ancient Greeks used to deal with this condition by crudely pushing aside the lens within the eye. And until Ridleys invention there was nothing better other than removing the lens and wearing heavy spectacles. Attempts made in the 19th century …
    …poses, and for less than £1 each. The two men agreed there and then that they would **never seek to profit** from this invention, a mark of //real// medical professionals, //service not self//. == The First Implant == {{Image url="Intraocular-len…
  8. Rubber — 2020-02-14 19:02:51
    …ancock" birth_date="08 May 1786" birth_place="Marlborough" death_date="26 Mar 1865" death_place="London" }} [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryIndustry]] === Thomas Hancock 1843 === Not the invention of rubber but the **vulcanizing** or, making it …
  9. Lawn Mower — 2019-10-04 13:03:35
    …n Beard Budding" birth_date="25 August 1796" birth_place="Eastington" death_date="Sep 1846" death_place="" }} [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryIndustry Industry]] === Edwin Beard Budding 1830 === {{{toc}}} The lawn mower was invented in **1830** by…
  10. Railway — 2019-02-19 15:36:10
    …Railway :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryIndustry]]== Locomotive Transportation == No one person is said to have invented railway transportation bu…
  11. Vacuum cleaner — 2018-12-26 13:21:55
    …irth_place="Gloucester" death_date="14 Jan 1955" death_place="Croydon" }} === Hubert Cecil Booth 1901 === ~-[[CategoryInventions]]::[[CategoryDomestic]]:: Hubert Cecil Booth invented the **Vacuum Cleaner** in 1901. {{{toc}}} /* BMD: Births Sep …
    … for the vacuum cleaner. This started a long round of legal battles as would-be competitors attempted to cash in on his invention, and other inventors staked their claims. When a serious outbreak of '''Spotted Fever''' broke out among soldiers sta…
  12. Cyclonic Vacuum Cleaner — 2018-11-17 15:12:06
    …omeone to license his Dual Cyclone™ product. Dyson had to turn to Japan where he began to work with a company on his invention and in 1986 start to sell the G-Force. It was only available on the Japanese market and not sold under the Dyson name. …
  13. Electric Toaster — 2018-10-12 13:33:05
    …ere was Charles Dodgson, better known as **Lewis Carroll**, author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Cromptons many inventions enabled him to take over T.H.P. Dennis & Co's Chelmsford premises to form Crompton and Co in 1878, it soon became the …
  14. Electric Motor — 2018-10-10 01:15:13
    …lace="Whittington" death_date="4 December 1850" death_place="Prestwich" }} === William Sturgeon 1832 === ~-[[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryTechnology]] In 1832 Sturgeon built the first practical **electric magnetic motor** and the **commutator…
  15. Antibiotics — 2018-08-25 00:36:50
    …f antibiotics. Every day millions of antibiotics are being prescribed all around the world. Together with **Jenner's** invention of [[Vaccination]] and [[Antiseptic]] millions of us can enjoy a healthy life. …
  16. Public Park — 2018-08-24 15:01:46
    … birth_date="August 3, 1803" birth_place="Bedfordshire" death_date="June 8, 1865" death_place="Sydenham" }} [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategorySociety]]=== Joseph Paxton 1847 === Joseph Paxton designed the first public park in **1847**. He was born…
  17. Vibrator — 2018-08-23 20:50:37
    …Vibrator :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[Medical]]=== Joseph Mortimer Granville 1880 === {{Image url="FemaleHysteria.jpg" class="right" title="Female Hyste…
    …his treatment was very demanding on doctors who found themselves suffering from fatigued wrists and hands. Granvilles invention became increasingly popular as a way for doctors to provide "pelvic massage" Joseph tried to disassociate himself from …
    …cal but largely fictional film **//Hysteria//** features a reworked history of the vibrator focusing on Dr. Granville's invention.…
  18. Toilet — 2018-07-24 21:40:11
    …Toilet :: [[CategoryInventions]]::[[CategoryDomestic]]:: == Flushing Toilet == >>{{image url="Toilet.jpg" title="Toilet" }}>> {{{toc}}} Where would b…
  19. Jet Engine — 2018-05-28 18:47:28
    …h_place="Earlsdon, Coventry " death_date="9 August 1996" death_place="" }} === Sir Frank Whittle 1930 === ~-[[CategoryInventions]]:: [[CategoryScience]]:: [[CategoryTransport]] Sir Frank Whittle (1 June 1907 - August 1996), the inventor of jet pro…
    …wn of Gloucester. Not much of a likeness to the great man, I guess it would be called artistic. He is standing on a his invention looking skyward. {{Image url="WhittleArches.jpg" width="320" class="left" title="Whittle Arch in Coventry" }} A redev…
    …the single greatest revolution in aviation since the Wright brothers flight in 1903. Imagine a world now without this invention. The jet engine made long haul cheap flight possible not just for the rich but for the masses. Many of us would never …
  20. Digital Photography — 2018-04-22 17:12:31
    …939" birth_place="[[Surrey]], [[England]]" death_date="now" death_place="" }} === Michael Tompsett 1972 === ~-[[CategoryInventions]] The first digital colour image, as featured on the cover of //Electronics Magazine//, was taken by physicist and in…
  21. Stainless Steel — 2018-04-01 00:54:33
    …ry Manager at Mosley's Portland Works, they had perfected the hardening process for knives. Brearley wanted to call his invention ‘Rustless Steel’, but Stuart, persauded him it should be called **‘Stainless Steel’** . …
  22. Stonehenge — 2018-01-26 21:52:34
    …Stonehenge :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategorySociety]] == Stonehenge == {{image url="stonehenge.jpg" class="right" title="Stonehenge" width="600" }} {{…
  23. English Language — 2018-01-26 21:45:55
    …English Language :: === English Language === ~-[[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategorySociety]] >>{{image url="English-as-Official-Language.png"}}>> {{{toc}}} The English language is the neare…
  24. Plastic — 2018-01-25 10:47:21
    …, 1813" birth_place="Birmingham" death_date="29 Jun 1890" death_place="" }} === Alexander Parkes 1856 === ~-[[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryIndustry]] Parkes was born December 29, 1813, Birmingham, [[Warwickshire]], [[England]]. Alexander was a B…
    …ems="0887307329" }}|| == Celluloid called Parkesine == His interest in the newly formed [[rubber]] industry led to the invention of a new material which he called '''Parkesine'''. Parkesine was based on cellulose nitrate and was the first plastic. …
    … Too Durable == <<{{amazon type="book" items="1526301164" }}<< In the quest for a material that is highly durable this invention has grown into a modern environmental monster. Plastics can take decades to decompose and modern industry has replaced …
  25. Worcestershire Sauce — 2018-01-13 11:02:07
    …Worcestershire Sauce :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryFood]] === Lea & Perrins 1837 === John Wheeley Lea (1791-1874) & William Henry Perrins (1793-1867), tw…
  26. Electronic Computer — 2017-12-22 10:07:10
    …rth_date="22 December 1905" Birthplace="London" Death_date="28 October 1998" }} === Tommy Flowers 1943 === ~-[[CategoryInventions]]::[[CategoryTechnology]]:: Flowers created **Colossus**, the world's first programmable electronic digital computer i…
  27. Powered Flight — 2017-11-11 21:00:20
    …Powered Flight :: === John Stringfellow 1848 === ~- [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryTransport]] {{Databox width="200" caption="Pioneer" Image="StringFellow.jpg" title="John Stringfellow" bi…
  28. Loudspeaker — 2017-11-09 10:51:35
    …e", used the basic principle of the conventional cone loudspeaker drivers that we know today. == Power == What this invention needed was amplification and that came along with the [[Thermionic_valve|valve]]. With more power bigger magnets and c…
  29. WorldWideWeb — 2017-11-08 17:15:06
    …th="280" title="Tim Berners-Lee" birth_date="08 Jun 1955" birth_place="" death_date="now" death_place="" }} [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryTechnology]] === Tim Berners-Lee 1990 === In 1990, Berners-Lee wrote the **Hypertext Markup Language** (H…
    …r sites from the CERN site. His dream of a global information space was finally happening. The web yet another British invention which has help to shrink the globe in communications. Yet Tim did not patent his idea he made it available to all. In …
  30. Silicone — 2017-10-11 16:23:17
    …Silicone :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryIndustry]] === Frederick Kipping 1940 === {{Databox Image="Kipping.jpg" Who="Frederick Kipping" birth_da…
  31. Stereo — 2017-09-28 17:47:43
    …nd]] invented //stereophonic sound// recording and transmission in 1931. {{toc}} == At the Talkies == Before Blumleins invention audio was captured in mono for cinema movies and the emerging television industry. While at the cinema with his wife o…
  32. Hovercraft — 2017-08-24 11:29:22
    …width="300" birth_date="4 June 1910" birth_place="Cambridge" death_date="1 June 1999" death_place="Hythe" }} [[CategoryInventions]]::[[CategoryIndustry]] ::[[CategoryTransport]] === Christopher Cockerell 1956 === The first working hovercraft was …
    … patented by the English inventor Christopher Cockerell (1910 - 1999) in **1956.** {{{toc}}} One of the most successful inventions of the 20th century, the Hovercraft, was originally tested in **1955** using an empty ""KiteKat"" cat food tin inside …
    …class="left" title="Cockerell Prototype Hovercraft" width="450" }} == Family Finance == He had an enormous capacity for invention and his father, despite reservations (he once described his son as "no better than a garage hand"), put up the money fo…
  33. Toothbrush — 2017-08-06 10:37:43
    …Toothbrush :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryDomestic]] === William Addis 1780 === {{Image url="WilliamAddis.jpg" class="right" width="" }} Wiiliam Add…
  34. Photography — 2017-08-04 11:03:18
    …birth_date="11 February 1800" birth_place="Melbury, Dorset" death_date="17 September 1877" death_place="" }} [[CategoryInventions]] === Henry Fox Talbot 1835 === {{TOC}} William Henry Fox Talbot (11 February 1800 – 17 September 1877) took the fir…
    …rocess in 1841. This was the basis for all photography for {{Datediff from="1/1/1841" to="16/3/1971" }} years until the invention of [[Digital_Photography | 'Digital photography']].…
  35. DNA Forensics — 2017-07-15 13:33:34
    …DNA Forensics :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryScience]]=== Alec Jeffreys 1984 === {{Databox caption="Inventor" Image="alec-jeffreys.jpg" width="300" tit…
  36. Cider — 2017-07-11 13:21:18
    …Cider :: [[CategoryInventions]]> [[CategoryFood]] == Cider == {{image url="PintCider.jpg" class="right" title="A pint of cider" width="200" }} The m…
  37. Refrigeration — 2017-07-11 11:55:35
    …uced by Evaporating Fluids, and of some other Means of producing Cold". == Frozen in Time == The reaction to Cullen's invention though was less than lukewarm, in fact, it was decidedly chilly. The ice industry was big business. Ice-harvesting c…
  38. PIN — 2017-07-11 00:37:33
    …he individual, and providing them with their money on demand. UK Patent No. 1,197,183 dated of May 2 1966, covers this invention. It is also covered by US Patent No.3,905,461. == Automated Teller Machine == The PIN, or Personal Identification Num…
    …{{Datediff from="1966"}} years later all around the world though USA were slower to realise the benefits of this simple invention. There are now millions of ATMs around the world, , as well as in ‘point of sale’ (Chip & PIN) terminals, facilita…
  39. Computer — 2017-07-10 17:37:14
    …6 December 1791" birth_place="London" death_date="18 October 1871" death_place="London" }} == Computer == ~-[[CategoryInventions]]:[[CategoryTechnology]] : {{{toc}}} ===Charles Babbage 1825 === Charles Babbage (1791 – 1871) was born in [[London…
    …er of audiences. He then developed plans for a bigger, better, machine - Difference Engine 2. He also worked on another invention, the more complex **Analytical Engine**, a revolutionary device on which made him the first **computer pioneer**. {{Im…
  40. Cambridge Cream — 2017-07-10 16:58:31
    … translates to **Burnt Cream**. == ''''Crème Brulee? Non non'''' == Cambridge Cream is often thought to be a French invention, the first written reference to it in France is in François Massialot's 'Le cuisinier royal et bourgeois' of 1691, but…
  41. Vaccination — 2017-07-09 10:30:27
    …Vaccination :: [[CategoryInventions]]> [[Medical]]=== Edward Jenner 1796 === {{Databox caption="Pioneer" Image="EdwardJenner.jpg" width="350" title="Edwar…
  42. Radar — 2017-07-05 11:01:39
    …92" birth_place="Brechin" death_date="5/12/1973" death_place="Scotland" }} === Robert Watson-Watt 1935 === ~- [[CategoryInventions]]::[[CategoryScience]]:: Watson-Watt invented **RADAR** for the detection of enemy aircraft in 1935. Born April 13, …
    …o waves and allowed Fighter Command to detect incoming enemy planes from a much greater distance. == Microwaves == The invention of the **Magnetron** directly led to the invention of the **Microwave Oven.** In 1941 he travelled to the USA in order…
  43. Radio — 2017-07-05 10:54:29
    …Radio :: === Marconi 1896 === ~-[[CategoryInventions]]:[[CategoryTechnology]]: {{Databox width="250" Image="Marconi.jpg" Who="Guglielmo Marconi" Invented="Radio" Birth_…
    …20/7/1937" }} **Guglielmo Marconi** gave the first public transmission of wireless signals in England 1896. {{Toc}} The invention of communication by radio waves had a long history with many scientists contributing. == 1864 == James Clerk Maxwell…
  44. Telegraph — 2017-07-05 10:51:03
    …Wheatstone" width="280" birth_date="06 Feb 1802" birth_place="Gloucester" death_date="19 Oct 1875" death_place="Paris" Inventions="Concertina, Symphonium, Stereoscopy"}} Charles Wheatstone was born in Barnwood, [[Gloucestershire]], he was a curiou…
  45. Modern Farming — 2017-07-03 12:19:17
    …l " birth_date="30/3/1674" birth_place="" death_date="21/2/1741" death_place="" }} === Jethro Tull 1701 === ~-[[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryIndustry]] Jethro Tull was a major pioneer in the modernization of agriculture. Jethro (1674 - 1741) was …
    …1" }}|| Jethro Tull is one of the first to propose a scientific approach to agriculture. His scientific mind and great inventions would eventually help feed the world. Jethro Tull created several scientific inventions for agricultural uses. == See…
    …ing the modern seed drill and changing the course of agriculture for all time. Planting with Jethro Tull’s seed drill invention improved germination fivefold. Tull correctly theorized that plants should be more widely spaced and the soil around th…
  46. Tarmac — 2017-06-30 14:08:12
    …Tarmac :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryTransport]] == Tarmac sealed road surface== {{Databox Image="EdgarPurnellHooley.jpg" width="300" title="E…
  47. Pub — 2017-06-28 14:28:26
    …Pub :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryFood]] ===British Pub === {{Image url="Pub1.jpg" title="A typical English country pub" class="right" }} :…
    …:c:: == Beginnings == **Probably the greatest British Invention of them all!** The 'Pub', short for **Public House**, has a very long history. The Brits have been drinking a beer l…
  48. England — 2017-06-21 15:15:39
    …England :: === [[CategoryInventions]] by County === {{Category col="4"}} In England.…
  49. YMCA — 2017-06-21 14:24:38
    …ould amuse the young men but were not aggressive and physical like football and rugby. So the YMCA can claim two other inventions, '''**Netball**''' or 'Basketball' and '''**Volleyball**'''. >>{{amazonad}}>> ||{{ Image url="Basketball.png" width…
  50. Portland Cement — 2017-06-15 01:37:39
    …th="300" birth_date="25 Dec 1778" birth_place="Leeds" death_date="20 Mar 1855" death_place="Wakefield" }} [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryIndustry]] === Joseph Aspdin 1824 === Joseph Aspdin patented **Portland cement** on 21 October 1824. {{To…
    …ous building stone in use in [[England]] at the time. Many fine buildings and cathedrals use the fine stone. With this invention, Aspdin laid the foundation for today's portland cement industry. == Today == ||{{Image url="Cn-tower4.jpg" title="CN …
  51. Scouts — 2017-06-15 01:16:10
    …_place="London" death_date="8 January 1941" death_place="Kenya" }} === Lord Robert Baden-Powell 1907 === ~-[[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategorySociety]] Baden-Powell created the **Scout** movement in August 1907. He was born **Robert Stephenson Smy…
  52. Hampshire — 2017-06-12 12:52:33
    …Hampshire :: [[England]]:: @@Inventions made up in Hampshire@@ {{Category}}…
  53. Full Breakfast — 2017-06-12 12:43:20
    …Full Breakfast :: [[CategoryFood]]=== Full British Breakfast 1300 === More of a [[Tradition]] than an invention. But this [[CategoryFood]] item, aka the ''Fry Up'', is very British and very popular and has regional variations. ~&…
  54. Sparkling Wine — 2017-06-11 14:08:47
    … birth_place="Winchcombe" death_date="19 August 1695" death_place="" }} ==== Christopher Merret 1662 ==== ~-[[CategoryInventions]]:[[CategoryFood Food & Drink]]: {{{toc}}} **Christopher Merret** (1614 – 1695) was an English physician and scie…
  55. Viagra — 2017-06-01 14:56:53
    …Viagra :: {{Image url="ViagraTerrett.jpg" class="right" title="Nicholas Terrett " width="" }} ~-[[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryScience]] === Bell, Brown and Terrett 1991 === In 1991, inventors **Andrew Bell**, **Dr David Brown** and…
  56. Television — 2017-05-29 13:40:11
    …Television :: === John Logie Baird 1926 === ~-[[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryIndustry]] {{Databox width="250" Image="John_logie_baird.jpg" Who="John Logie Baird" Birth_date="13 Aug…
  57. Electric Generator — 2017-05-25 11:18:24
    …" title="Michael Faraday" birth_date="22 Sep 1791" birth_place="" death_date="25 Aug 1867" death_place="" }} [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryTechnology Technology]] ==== Michael Faraday 1831 ==== {{{toc}}} British physicist and chemist, best know…
    …n for his discoveries of electromagnetic induction and of the laws of electrolysis and his **invention of the electric generator**. Born in 1791 to a poor family in [[London]], [[England]], Michael Faraday (1791-1867) was…
  58. Steam Engine — 2017-05-23 20:30:35
    …Steam Engine :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryIndustry]] === James Watt 1769 === >>{{Databox Image="Watt.jpg" class="right" width="" Who="James Watt"…
    …ing the piston and cylinder at the temperature of the steam. Gainsborough believed that Watt had used his ideas for the invention, but there is no proof of this. ::c:: == Enter James Watt == {{Image url="Watt.jpg" class="right" width="" title="Jame…
  59. Police — 2017-05-22 22:57:53
    …bert Peel" width="300" birth_date="5 February 1788" birth_place="" death_date="2 July 1850" death_place="" }} [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategorySociety Society]] ==Police == {{{toc}}} === Robert Peel 1829 === Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet (5 February…
  60. Fingerprints — 2017-05-19 16:36:52
    … Herschel" width="" birth_date="09 Jan 1833" birth_place="Slough" death_date="24 Oct 1917" death_place="" }} [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryScience]]== Forensic Fingerprints == {{toc}} === Sir William James Herschel 1858 === Herschel (1833-191…
  61. Chocolate Bar — 2017-05-19 15:06:38
    …Chocolate Bar :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryFood]]=== Joseph Fry 1841 === {{Databox caption="Creator" Image="Josephfry.jpg" width="" title="Joseph Fry…
  62. Match — 2017-05-18 18:53:27
    … patent his **"Friction Light"** matches, preferring instead to pursue his scientific studies, he did not consider his invention important enough to patent. Also he did not divulge the exact composition of his matches, wanting to improve it. == …
  63. Cat Eyes — 2017-05-17 09:02:28
    …read all over the world. == Life Saver == Shaw’s invention is credited with having saved many millions of people from death or injury in accidents. He and his company remained i…
  64. Telephone — 2017-05-16 10:26:05
    …h="200"}}>> He knew he would have to work quickly to get the patent * because other people were also trying to make an invention to transmit the human voice. Elisha Gray claims he too invented the telephone, but Bell got to the patent office an ho…
    …ur or so before he did. It is said that Antonio Meucci also succeeded with the invention before Bell. Because Bell had the patent, he had the right to be the only one to produce telephones in the U.S. for th…
    …n Britain == {{Image url="AlexBellTelephone.jpg" class="left" title="Early Bell Telephone" width="260" }} He showed the invention to Queen Victoria of England and she wanted lines to connect her castles. By 1917, nearly all of the United States had…
  65. iPod — 2017-05-14 23:49:13
    …iPod :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryTechnology]] === Kane Kramer 1979 === {{Databox caption="Inventor" Image="Kane.jpg" title="Kane Kramer" w…
    …mer b.1956 of Hitchin, [[Hertfordshire]], invented and built the device in 1979 – when he was just 23. {{{toc}}} His invention, called the IXI, stored only 3.5 minutes of music on to a chip – but Mr Kramer rightly believed its capacity would im…
  66. Meccano — 2017-05-14 01:23:25
    …nby" birth_date="15/5/1863" birth_place="Liverpool [[England]]" death_date="21/9/1936" Invented="Meccano" }} [[CategoryInventions]] == Meccano == Is one of the world's most popular toys. === Frank Hornby 1901 === **Hornby** was born on 15 May …
    …d of 1900 Hornby had built a set of parts he considered worth marketing. == Patent 1901 == On advice, he patented his invention in January 1901 as "**Improvements in Toy or Educational Devices for Children and Young People**", but not without firs…
  67. Workmate — 2017-05-10 00:13:27
    …ate="21 October 1932" birth_place="Greytown, S.Africa" death_date="17 February 2011" death_place="Jersey" }} [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryDomestic]] === Ron Hickman 1961 === {{toc}} **Ron Hickman** invented the massively popular Black & Decke…
  68. Vacuum Flask — 2017-05-02 15:07:40
    …" birth_date="20 September 1842" birth_place="Kincardine" death_date="27 March 1923" death_place="London" }} [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryDomestic]] === James Dewar 1904 === The vacuum flask was invented by the Scottish physicist James Dewa…
    …="Thermos-and-cup.gif" }} It was his work at low temperatures which led to the idea of the thermos or vacuum flask. His invention was brought to consumers in '''**1904**''' when it was realised the 'Thermos' could be used equally well to keep liquid…
  69. Suffolk — 2017-02-07 11:13:07
    …Suffolk :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Suffolk. …
  70. Berkshire — 2017-02-03 14:57:31
    …Berkshire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Berkshire…
  71. Postage Stamp — 2017-02-01 12:17:38
    …r Rowland Hill" width="250" birth_date="3/12/1795" death_date="27/8/1879" }} === Sir Rowland Hill 1840 === ~-[[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryIndustry]] The **Penny Black** was the world's first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal syste…
  72. Modern Olympics — 2017-01-25 14:57:15
    …ck [[England]]" death_date="11/12/1895" death_place="Much Wenlock" }} ===Dr William Penny Brookes 1850 === ~-[[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategorySport Sport]] "If the Olympic Games that Modern Greece has not yet been able to revive still survive tod…
  73. Harrier Jump Jet — 2017-01-18 16:14:57
    …Harrier Jump Jet :: === Hawker Siddeley 1960 === ~- [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryScience]]>[[CategoryTransport]] {{image url="HarrierJet.jpg" class="right" title="Harrier Jump Jet" widt…
  74. Bouncing bomb — 2016-09-26 13:45:18
    …" birth_place="Ripley [[Derbyshire]] [[England]]" death_date="30/10/1979" death_place="Effingham Surrey " }} [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryTechnology]] === Barnes Wallis 1943 === Sir Barnes Neville Wallis, (26 September 1887 – 30 October 1979…
  75. Jigsaw Puzzle — 2016-09-22 12:42:58
    …Jigsaw Puzzle :: [[CategoryInventions]] === John Spilsbury 1766 === {{Image url="Jigsaw.jpg" class="right" title="Jigsaw" width="" }} John Spilsbury created…
  76. Internal Combustion Engine — 2016-08-23 10:46:47
    …Internal Combustion Engine :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryTransport]]=== Hornsby-Akroyd 1891 === {{Databox caption="Inventor" Image="Herbert_Akroyd_Stuart.jpg" Who=…
  77. Fish and chips — 2016-08-04 17:02:59
    …== Fish and chips == {{Image url="FishnChips.jpg" class="right" title="Fish and Chips" width="400" }} The Great British Invention consisting of battered white fish, usually Cod, and potato chips (the Belgian invention called //frites//, not French a…
  78. Surrey — 2016-07-07 00:19:31
    …Surrey :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Surrey…
  79. Sport — 2016-06-23 13:22:23
    …Sport :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategorySport]] === Sport Invented in Great Britain === {{Image url="Sport.jpg" class="right" width="250px}} {{{…
  80. Industrial Revolution — 2016-06-23 12:25:37
    …Industrial Revolution :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryIndustry]]=== Abraham Darby 1708 === {{Databox caption="Inventor" Image="A-Darby.jpg" width="300" title="…
  81. Billiards — 2016-06-23 11:09:55
    …Billiards :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategorySport]]== Pocket (Pool) Billiards == {{image url="BilliardTable.jpg" class="right" title="Traditional Bil…
  82. Made Up By Date — 2016-06-21 15:21:37
    …Made Up By Date :: == Inventions & Pioneers by Date == {{chronological}} …
  83. Pneumatic Tyre — 2016-05-12 16:10:13
    …p" width="" birth_date="05 Feb 1840" birth_place="Dreghorn" death_date="23 Oct 1921" death_place="Dublin" }} [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryTransport]] === John Boyd Dunlop 1888 === {{toc}} Dunlop (1840 to 1921) was born in [[Ayrshire]], [[Scotl…
    …ry surgeon before moving to Belfast in 1867. His practice was at 50 Gloucester Street, Belfast, [[Ireland]]. His great invention, of the inner tube for cycle tyres, came about more or less by chance. In 1888 his small son was prescribed cycling as …
  84. Vacuum Tube — 2016-05-11 11:46:26
    …" class="right" title="Flemingvalve" width="100" }} The vacuum tube brought the dawn of the age of **electronics**. Its invention enabled the wireless technology of the day to move forward. The valve was pivotal in laying the foundations of what w…
    …e call electronics technology today. This invention made possible ~Radio ~Television ~Radar ~Sound recording and reproduction ~Telephone networks, ~Analog and Digital …
  85. Titanic — 2016-03-08 14:18:30
    …Titanic :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryTransport]] == RMS Titanic == {{image url="Titanic.jpg" class="right" title="Titanic" width="" }} {{toc}} …
  86. CategoryFood — 2016-03-06 00:49:20
    …CategoryFood :: [[CategoryInventions Inventions]] > == Food & Beverages == ---- {{category}} …
  87. Automatic watch — 2016-03-06 00:37:12
    …Automatic watch :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryTechnology]] == Self Winding Watch == {{image url="JohnHarwood.jpg" class="right" title="John Harwood" wid…
  88. Oxfordshire — 2016-03-03 13:11:32
    …Oxfordshire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Oxfordshire…
  89. HomePage — 2016-02-27 13:22:49
    …HomePage :: @@====British Inventions and Discoveries====@@ {{Picturegrid grid="5"}} ::c:: @@Many of the wonders of modern living are thanks to great Briti…
    …sh Inventors. These people had a dream.@@ **This is a salute to the British Inventors and their Inventions, Creations and Creators, Discoveries and Innovations as well as Great Britons that changed the World and the way we li…
  90. CategoryInventions — 2016-02-08 01:02:32
    …CategoryInventions :: Made Up in Britain > Inventions by category. {{Category col="5" class="category" }} ---- …
  91. Middlesex — 2016-02-08 01:01:13
    …Middlesex :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Middlesex…
  92. Cornwall — 2016-02-08 00:19:46
    …Cornwall :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Cornwall. …
  93. Norfolk — 2016-02-08 00:18:16
    …Norfolk :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Norfolk…
  94. Ireland — 2016-02-02 11:52:04
    …Ireland :: [[CategoryInventions]] made up in Ireland. {{category}}…
  95. Herefordshire — 2016-02-02 11:15:41
    …Herefordshire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Herefordshire…
  96. Cambridgeshire — 2016-01-17 16:53:21
    …Cambridgeshire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Cambridgeshire…
  97. Buckinghamshire — 2016-01-11 15:00:35
    …Buckinghamshire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Buckinghamshire…
  98. Shropshire — 2016-01-11 14:50:51
    …Shropshire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Shropshire…
  99. Northumberland — 2016-01-11 14:35:44
    …Northumberland :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Northumberland…
  100. Tradition — 2016-01-10 11:52:08
    …Tradition :: [[CategoryInventions]] > ==== Tradition ==== {{Category}}…
  101. Kent — 2016-01-08 16:06:28
    …Kent :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Kent…
  102. Durham — 2016-01-08 11:13:06
    …Durham :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Durham…
  103. Leicestershire — 2016-01-07 22:57:52
    …Leicestershire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Leicestershire. …
  104. Staffordshire — 2016-01-07 22:48:03
    …Staffordshire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Staffordshire. …
  105. Essex — 2016-01-07 17:44:15
    …Essex :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Essex…
  106. Dorset — 2016-01-07 15:48:54
    …Dorset :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Dorset…
  107. Salvation Army — 2016-01-07 15:19:48
    …Salvation Army :: [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategorySociety]] === William and Catherine Booth 1865 === {{image url="williamecatharinebooth.jpg" class="right" …
  108. Lincolnshire — 2016-01-06 01:17:29
    …Lincolnshire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Lincolnshire. …
  109. Somerset — 2016-01-05 18:36:13
    …Somerset :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Somerset…
  110. Worcestershire — 2016-01-05 17:33:31
    …Worcestershire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Worcestershire…
  111. Hertfordshire — 2016-01-03 16:36:24
    …Hertfordshire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Hertfordshire…
  112. Nottinghamshire — 2016-01-02 21:31:58
    …Nottinghamshire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Nottinghamshire…
  113. Sussex — 2016-01-02 21:30:29
    …Sussex :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Sussex…
  114. Yorkshire — 2016-01-02 21:28:50
    …Yorkshire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Yorkshire…
  115. Cumbria — 2016-01-02 21:27:57
    …Cumbria :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Cumbria…
  116. Bedfordshire — 2016-01-02 21:26:18
    …Bedfordshire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Bedfordshire…
  117. Ayrshire — 2015-12-31 16:08:14
    …Ayrshire :: [[Scotland]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Ayrshire. …
  118. Derbyshire — 2015-12-31 14:14:20
    …Derbyshire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Derbyshire…
  119. Wiltshire — 2015-12-31 14:13:49
    …Wiltshire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Wiltshire…
  120. Warwickshire — 2015-12-31 14:13:23
    …Warwickshire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Warwickshire…
  121. Scotland — 2015-12-31 13:40:09
    …Scotland :: [[CategoryInventions]] made up in Scotland. {{category}}…
  122. Lancashire — 2015-12-31 12:03:57
    …Lancashire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Lancashire. …
  123. Gloucestershire — 2015-12-31 11:59:05
    …Gloucestershire :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Gloucestershire…
  124. London — 2015-12-31 11:32:58
    …London :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in London…
  125. Devon — 2015-12-31 10:41:21
    …Devon :: [[England]] {{Category}} Inventions made up in Devon. …
  126. Livestock — 2015-12-31 10:15:16
    …Livestock :: [[CategoryInventions]] > Livestock {{Category}}…
  127. Wales — 2015-12-22 13:19:49
    …Wales :: [[CategoryInventions]] made up in Wales. {{category}}…
  128. Entertainment — 2015-12-16 17:00:15
    …Entertainment :: [[CategoryInventions]] > Entertainment {{Category}}…
  129. Arts — 2015-12-14 10:00:49
    …Arts :: [[CategoryInventions]] > ==== Arts ==== {{Category}}…
  130. Medical — 2015-12-09 13:18:08
    …Medical :: [[CategoryInventions]] > ==== Medical ==== Medicine - Drugs - Surgery ---- {{Category}}…
  131. CategoryTransport — 2015-10-31 18:43:05
    …CategoryTransport :: [[CategoryInventions]] > Transport ---- {{category}}…
  132. CategoryScience — 2015-09-23 14:44:16
    …CategoryScience :: [[CategoryInventions]] > ==== Science ==== ---- {{Category}}…
  133. CategoryIndustry — 2015-09-23 14:34:38
    …CategoryIndustry :: [[CategoryInventions]] > Industry ---- {{category}}…
  134. CategoryTechnology — 2015-09-12 11:58:34
    …CategoryTechnology :: [[CategoryInventions Inventions]] > Technology {{category}}…
  135. CategoryDomestic — 2015-08-31 15:40:45
    …CategoryDomestic :: [[CategoryInventions Inventions]] > Domestic {{Category}}…
  136. CategorySport — 2015-08-29 09:18:39
    …CategorySport :: [[CategoryInventions Inventions]] > Sport ---- {{category}}…
  137. CategorySociety — 2015-08-29 09:17:28
    …CategorySociety :: [[CategoryInventions Inventions]] > Society contributions ---- {{Category}} …

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