Inventors (1204 pages found in this category)

Joseph Denison (banker)

A wealthy banker and owner of the Denbies estate in Surrey.

Joseph Neil Paton

Damask designer and antiquarian with large collection containing witchcraft objects, including the skull of Lilias Adie. Father of the artist Joseph Noel Paton.

Joseph Noel Paton

Scottish artist, antiquary, poet and sculptor.

Juliana Horatia Ewing

English writer of children’s stories, whose 1865 book The Brownies gave Agnes Baden-Powell the idea and the name for the junior level of the Girl Guides.

Juliana Horatia Ewing bibliography

Books written by Juliana Horatia Ewing (1841–1885) listed in order of their date of first publication.

Katherine Harley

Suffragist who in 1913 organised the Great Pilgrimage, a march along six routes to converge on Hyde Park, London, where a rally in support of women’s suffrage was held.

Katherine Mayne

16th-century Scottish woman convicted of the murder of her first husband, Alexander Cant.

Kaye’s Mineral Line

Standard gauge mineral line built to serve the pits owned by the Lister Kayes of Denby Grange in West Yorkshire.

Keeping of dogs to hunt, etc. 1390

Law passed during the reign of King Richard II to restrict the hunting of game to the wealthier members of society by forbidding the ownership of hunting dogs, ferrets etc. to anyone earning less than forty shillings a year.

Kellas cat

A Kellas cat is a black Scottish feline, initially considered to be a myth or a hoax.