There may have been a medieval pottery in Dunster but in the mid 18th century pottery was one of the industries being promoted, possibly to help of
Like many harbour towns Watchet developed several small industries.
Hamerton was a paper miller at Hook Mill in Newnham. He was a co-partner in the business with Robert Parker who was bankrupt at the time of Hamert
Barton's Pans lie immediately behind the line of the sea wall built by the Tendring Level Commissioners across the mouth of the Gunfleet estuary.
Walton was one of the chief places for the production of Copperas or green vitriol (ferrous sulphate), which was used for a variety of purposes inc
Portals paper mills have had a profound economic and social effect on Overton parish.
Thornycroft, the commercial vehicle manufacturer, was the biggest employer in Basingstoke for much of the 20th century.
Wallis and Steevens was a family business, founded in Basingstoke in 1856 to sell agricultural machinery in the rural hinterland.
The whole of the 1881 census for Basingstoke parish has been transcribed by the New VCH Hampshire volunteers, based in the town.
The former iron foundry in Hook run by the Gower family on the London Road, opposite the Old White Hart Inn started production in 1826.