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What was an Arkwright in 18th century England?

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
NEHGS Online Genealogist

Question:  What was the occupation of an Arkwright?  I saw this in an inventory from 1705 in England.

 

Answer: An Arkwright was a craftsman who made wooden chests.


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