The first steam engine was invented by Thomas Newcomen.
The Spinning Jenny was invented by James Hargreaves.
Scottish engineer James Watt updated Newcomen’s engine.
The ‘Pen-y-derren’ locomotive was invented by Richard Trevithick.
The first electrical telegraph that was installed between Euston and Camden Town in London was invented by Sir William Fothergill Cooke and Charles Wheatstone.