Abraham Darby

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Abraham Darby may refer to:


  • Abraham Darby I (1678–1717) the first of several men of that name in an English Quaker family that played an important role in the Industrial Revolution. He developed a new method of producing pig iron with coke
  • Abraham Darby II (1711–1763) the second notable Abraham Darby, son of the first
  • Abraham Darby III (1750–1789) the third Abraham Darby, son of the second, known for the building of the world's first iron bridge at a place later known as Ironbridge
  • Abraham Darby IV (1804–1878), High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire, a great nephew of the third Abraham Darby

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