School teacher convicted of witchcraft in 1590, a central figure in the North Berwick witch trials
English civil engineer whose work formed the basis of the modern United Kingdom water supply industry.
John Greenwood (1788–1851) was the keeper of a toll-gate in Pendleton on the Manchester to Liverpool turnpike, who In 1824 inaugurated the United Kingdom’s first omnibus service.
Scottish folklorist and Free Church minister at the Tiree and Coll parishes in Argyll, Scotland.
Company of heating engineers and ironfounders, started in Tyldesley, Lancashire in 1857.
British physician and pioneer in the medical use of X-rays in the United Kingdom.
English artist (1814–1886) who became a professional miniature painter in 1835, later focusing on landscapes and portraits of children.
Jacobite soldier, industrialist, and one of the world’s first industrial espionage agents.
Inventor of the safety bicycle and founder of what became known as the Rover car manufacturing company.
Professional witch-finder or pricker of witches based in Tranent, East Lothian.