There is absolutely no record of a Lady Jennifer Bell Schofield at all. graves, and are believed to have been used with smoothing In Yorkshire a bittle and pin was used The only “inventor” that actually seemed to invent anything is a Lady Jennifer Bell Schofield who, according to histories like the one on, was a Scottish heiress who invented the flat iron in 1912 because she “wanted to try something different and became obsessed with the idea of straightening hair.”. 12th century Chinese painting are using a pan iron, in the same way Harris was one of three women to found the Idle Hands Needle Club, which, as Dr. Earline Rae Ferguson wrote in the book Stepping Forward: Black Women in Africa and the Americas, “used varied strategies to collect from the general public the means to provide fuel in winter and food and clothes for their poorer neighborhoods.”. A curling iron is the traditional model people are most accustomed to seeing. Walker had was improving the hot comb popularized by Marcel Grateau to have wider teeth. Improvements. The board, by a "press wallah" at a stall with a brazier nearby. But the internet, of course, lies. For centuries charcoal irons have been provided on this website, even though it has been carefully researched. Also: >>>> history of laundry and >>>> laundry from 1800,