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Saws, Snuff and Silverplate by Dr Simon Barley: 20 Feb 2014

Joseph Wilson’s eclectic career as an entrepreneur in eighteenth century Sheffield throws light on the early processing of special steels, links him to the construction of the turnpike road through Castleton as well as the production of snuff  in Sharrow, in … Continue reading

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