Wealthy Scottish merchant, politician, and landowner; commissioned Aberdeen architects to design two houses.
Factory owner and Liberal Member of Parliament, was born in Tyldesley, Lancashire.
British industrialist, philanthropist and Liberal Party politician who, with Ludwig Mond, created the chemical company Brunner Mond.
Inventor of the safety bicycle and founder of what became known as the Rover car manufacturing company.
Canadian-born entrepreneur, art collector and businessman
John Rylands (7 February 1801 – 11 December 1888) was an English entrepreneur and philanthropist. He was the owner of the largest textile manufacturing concern in the United Kingdom, and Manchester’s first multi-millionaire.
Jacobite soldier, industrialist, and one of the world’s first industrial espionage agents.
Self-made millionaire from Aberdeen
Industrialist, politician and philanthropist.
Property developer whose work with Daniel Adamson and others led to the construction of the Manchester Ship Canal, completed in 1894.