Blackburn, a manufacturing town in Lancashire, 21 m. NW. of Manchester, a centre of the cotton industry, and the greatest in the world; is the birthplace of Hargreaves, the inventor of the spinning-jenny.

Population (circa 1900) given as 120,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Abbot, George
Blackburn, William
Blackstone, Sir William
Bolton, Robert
Heber, Reginald
Herring, Thomas
Langhorne, John
Robinson, Richard
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