- Samuel,1753–1827, English inventor of the spinning mule.
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Like so many other great inventors, Crompton died in poverty.Socialism
They always seem to be so in books; and Crompton certainly was a genius.
Evidently you know more about human nature than poor Crompton did.
Crompton lost his eye, but my punishment was as severe as his.The Disowned, Complete
Crompton, principally published in Manchester from 1799 to 1850.The Collected Writing of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. II
Thomas De Quincey
- Richmal, full name Richmal Crompton Lamburn . 1890–1969, British children's author, best known for her Just William stories
- Samuel. 1753–1827, British inventor of the spinning mule (1779)