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Cromp·ton

 (krŏmp′tən), Samuel 1753-1827.
British inventor of the spinning mule (1779).
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Crompton

(ˈkrɒmptən)
n
1. (Biography) Richmal, full name Richmal Crompton Lamburn. 1890–1969, British children's author, best known for her Just William stories
2. (Biography) Samuel. 1753–1827, British inventor of the spinning mule (1779)
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Cromp•ton

(ˈkrɒmp tən)

n.
Samuel, 1753–1827, English inventor of the spinning mule.
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TCrompton's Cottage, a Grade I Listed chocolate-box cottage on Firwood Fold in the Tonge Moor area of the town was the birthplace of Samuel Crompton, the inventor of the spinning mule.
Samuel Crompton and Richard Arkwright might come next in recognition of their groundbreaking work in the textile industry.
Samuel Crompton, Chelsea House, 2008, 978-0-7910-9667-3.