Industrialist with worldwide interests in the manufacture of pulp and paper; previous owner of Ellon Castle
English actor, theatre manager, and one of the most successful self-made women of her time.
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.
Ernest Terah Hooley (5 February 1859 – 11 February 1947) was an English financier who specialised in acquiring companies and then reselling them at inflated prices, making himself substantial profits in the process.
18th-century English entrepreneur, author of The Experienced English Housekeeper, and possible inventor of the Eccles cake.