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  2. Edward Akroyd - Wikipedia

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    Lieutenant Colonel Edward Akroyd (1810–1887), English manufacturer, was born into a textile manufacturing family in 1810, and when he died in 1887, he still owned the family firm. He inherited "James Akroyd & Sons Ltd." from his father in 1847, and he became the owner of one of the country's largest worsted manufacturers.

  3. Edward Akroyd | Calderdale Museums

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    For 50 years, Bankfield Mansion was the principal home of one of Halifax’s foremost woollen and worsted manufacturers, Edward Akroyd (1810 - 1887). Between 1838 and 1868, the mansion grew from a...

  4. Colonel Edward Akroyd: Historical themes: From weaver to web

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    Edward Akroyd (1810-1887) carried on the textile business which had begun with his father and he, himself, established mills at Haley Hill in Halifax and then at Copley, two miles or so to the...

  5. Dan Aykroyd - Wikipedia

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    Daniel Edward Aykroyd CM OOnt ( / ˈækrɔɪd / AK-royd; born July 1, 1952) is a Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer, and musician. Aykroyd was a writer and an original member of the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players" cast on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live from its inception in 1975 until his departure in 1979.

  6. Edward Akroyd - Engole

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    Edward Akroyd. E dward Akroyd (1810–1887), industrialist, politician and philanthropist, was born at Brockholes near Halifax to Jonathan Akroyd (1782–1847) and his wife, Sarah Wright. He was a prominent textile manufacturer in Halifax and became its Member of Parliament in 1865. He was appointed an honorary colonel of the 4th West Yorkshire ...

  7. Edward Akroyd - Person - National Portrait Gallery

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  8. Edward Akroyd Biography | HowOld.co

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    Edward Akroyd bt Henry Hering Statue of Edward Akroyd at All Souls Church, Haley Hill. Lieutenant Colonel Edward Akroyd (1810–1887), English manufacturer, was born into a textile manufacturing family in 1810, and when he died in 1887, he still owned the family firm. He inherited "James Akroyd & Sons Ltd." from his father in 1847, and he ...

  9. Edward Akroyd - Laura's Beau

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    Edward Akroyd. 14th May 2014. Edward Akroyd (1810–1887) who at the height of his success was probably the largest manufacturer of woollen cloth in the country, employed around 8,000 workers at his mills in the Halifax area. Akroyd was a philanthropist who responded to the dreadful living conditions of the working class in the mid-19 th ...

  10. Edward Akroyd - Academic Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

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    Edward Akroyd. Edward Akroyd (1810–1887), English manufacturer, was born into a textile manufacturing family in 1810, and when he died in 1887, he still owned the family firm. He inherited "James Akroyd & Sons Ltd." from his father in 1847, and he became the owner of one of the country's largest worsted manufacturers.

  11. Edward Akroyd - Wikiwand

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    Lieutenant Colonel Edward Akroyd , English manufacturer, was born into a textile manufacturing family in 1810, and when he died in 1887, he still owned the family firm. He inherited "James Akroyd & Sons Ltd." from his father in 1847, and he became the owner of one of the country's largest worsted manufacturers. He established mills at Haley Hill in Halifax and then at Copley, two miles or ...