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Joseph ASPDIN was born December 1778 in Leeds, England. Joseph ASPDIN was the child of ? and ?
Joseph ASPDIN died 20 March 1855 in Wakefield, England.
Occupation: English cement manufacturer
son of Thomas Aspdin
married Mary Fotherby at Leeds Parish Church (the Parish Church of St Peter at Leeds) on 21 May 1811
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- 1778 Birth
- 1811 - Marriage
Name: Joseph Aspdin
Birth Date: 1780
Spouse's Name: Mary Fotherby
Spouse's Birth Date: 1781
Spouse's Age: 30
Event Date: 21 May 1811
Event Place: York, England
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- 1824 - Portland cement is invented (Joseph Aspdin, England)
One of the greatest commodities in the United States today is a greyish powder commonly sold in 50-pound bags for about 10 cents a pound.
Modern Portland cement has a rather short but fabulous history. Back in 1824 an English mason named Joseph Aspdin mixed a compound composed of lime, silica, alumina and iron oxide. The result was a grayish substance which reminded him of the stone quarried from the isle of Portland off the British...Read MORE...
October 23, 1957
- 1855 Death
20 March 1855
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