Politicians


Caleb Wright

Caleb Wright, factory owner and Liberal Member of Parliament who was born in Tyldesley, Lancashire

Edward Akroyd

Edward Akroyd (1810–1887), industrialist, politician and philanthropist, was born at Brockholes near Halifax to Jonathan Akroyd (1782–1847) and his wife, Sarah Wright.

Sir John Brunner, 1st Baronet

A British industrialist, philanthropist and Liberal Party politician who, with Ludwig Mond, created the chemical company Brunner Mond.