1731 - 1740

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1731

Invention of seed drill by Jethro Tull

Invention of sextant by John Hadley

1732

Earliest Cavalry and Infantry Muster Rolls

1733

Excise crisis: Sir Robert Walpole wanted to add excise tax to tobacco and wine Pulteney and Bolingbroke oppose the excise tax

Law forbidding the use of Latin in parish registers generally obeyed some continued in Latin for a few years

1734

Kent's Directory

1738

Earliest Calvinistic Methodist registers

John Wesley has his conversion experience

1739

April 7: Dick Turpin, highwayman, hanged at York

Wesley and Whitefield commence great Methodist revival

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