1700-1900

Events

bridgewater canal is built

1761

spinning frame is invented

1768

first rotary steam engine is created

1781

the slave trade is abolished

1807

luddite riots

1811

stockton to darlington railways opens

1825

clifton suspension bridge

1826

photography is invented

1827

sadler's report on working conditions

1831

grand national consolidated trades union

1834

mines act

1842

ten hour act was passed

1847

london underground was built

1863