Richard Arkwright By: Adam argo

Richard Arkwright was born December 2, 1732. He grew up into a big family, being one of seven children. As he was getting older he was in search for a job and then worked as a barber. He got married Margaret Biggins, then became an entrepreneur after she died. Richard then found himself manufacturing cotton, which is when he met his two partners in his invention team. They created an invention called the spinning frame.

This is the Spinning frame created by Richard Arkwright and his team.

This is a park in Preston Lancashire, England where Richard grew up and developed many mills there.

Just 1 example of the many mills Arkwright developed.

Richard Arkwright created many factories. Since he created the first real factory in Britain, he is known as the father of Britain's factory system.

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