Politicians (6 pages found in this category)


Caleb Wright

Factory owner and Liberal Member of Parliament, was born in Tyldesley, Lancashire.

Colonel John Gordon

Daubed as “The richest commoner in Scotland”, Colonel John Gordon owned estates on mainland Scotland and purchased several Scottish islands

Edward Akroyd

Industrialist, politician and philanthropist.

Patrick Milne of Crimonmogate

Wealthy Scottish merchant, politician, and landowner; commissioned Aberdeen architects to design two houses.

Sir Andrew Agnew, 9th Baronet of Lochnaw

Descendent of an old Scottish family whose main seat was Lochnaw Castle in Wigtownshire, Scotland.

Sir John Brunner, 1st Baronet

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