Friday, 25 December 2009

TNA podcast: From cotton spinning to coffins: specifications for patents of invention

If there was an inventor in your family background this lecture by Vanessa Carr, recorded last August, will give you insight into the scope and content of the collection of patents and their specifications held in the TNA collection. It does not appear there is a single simple name index permitting ready exploration by family historians.

www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/podcasts/from-cotton-spinning-to-coffins.htm

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