|William Archibald Cadell|
|Known for||Founder of Carron Iron Works|
|Relatives||Henry Cadell (great, great grandson)|
William Archibald Cadell of Cockenzie (1708–1777) was a Scottish industrialist, one of the pioneers of the industrial revolution on the Firth of Forth. He was a member of a merchant family involved in the import of iron from Russia and Sweden.
His daughter Christian Cadell married Thomas Edington (1742-1811) who became joint proprietor at Cramond Iron Works before establishing his own independent company in Glasgow in 1797: Thomas Edington & Son. Their grandson was the geologist Thomas Edington FRSE (1814-1859).
His great, great grandson was the geologist Henry Cadell.
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