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Samuel Oddy (c1820-1876) of Oddy and Oldfield
Born the son of Samuel Oddy, a Smith.
1839 Married at Prestwich to Mary Dyson, daughter of Edward Dyson, a Machine Maker.
1855 English Patents: Samuel Oddy, of Adelphi Iron Works, Salford, for improvements in constructing and lubricating the bearings of mule spindles ; dated July 5, 1855 
1880 'Oddy.— On the 26th of February, at Delagoa Bay, South Africa, aged 34 years, Alfred, third son of the late Samuel Oddy, Adelphi Ironworks, Salford.'