Richard Ransome

Robert Ransome was born in Wells, Norfolk, son of Richard Ransome, a schoolmaster. His grandfather, Richard Ransome, was a miller of North Walsham, Norfolk, and an early Quaker who suffered frequent imprisonment while on preaching journeys in various parts of England, Ireland, and Holland; he died in Bristol in 1716. Continue reading

Patent for Self-sharpening Plow

In 1803 an English inventor, by the name of Robert Ransome patented a Self-sharpening Plow. Continue reading

The Cast Iron Plow

After obtained the patent in 1785, the English inventor Robert Ransome, Continue reading

Moldboard Plows by the Chinese

Sometime in the 1st Century, the Chinese invented a plow with a moldboard that was curved to help them aside soil. Continue reading