Inventors (1204 pages found in this category)


Robert Daglish

Robert Daglish (1779–1865) was a colliery manager, mining, mechanical and civil engineer at the start of the railway era.

Robert Grierson, witchcraft

Named by several accused of witchcraft during the North Berwick witch trials, Grierson died whilst being tortured during his interrogation.

Robert Huskisson, artist

British portrait painter particularly recognised for his fairy paintings.

Robert Isherwood

Robert Isherwood (1845–1905) was a miner’s agent, local councillor and the first treasurer of the Lancashire and Cheshire Miners’ Federation.

Robert Keyes

One of the conspirators in the Gunpowder Plot of 1605.

Robert Kirk

Church of Scotland minister, Gaelic scholar and folklorist.

Robert Southey

Robert Southey (12 August 1774 – 21 March 1843) was an English poet of the Romantic school, one of the Lake Poets along with William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and England’s poet laureate for 30 years from 1813 until his death in 1843

Robert Tatton

Member of the Tatton family who unsuccessfully defended his family home, Wythenshawe Hall, against a siege by Parliamentary forces in the winter of 1643/44.

Robin Grison

Redirected to Robert Grierson, witchcraft.

Rockingham Mausoleum

Monument commissioned by the Earl Fitzwilliam as a memorial to the second Marquess of Rockingham in 1783.