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Samuel Rylands (1764-1843)

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Samuel Rylands (1764-1843)

1764 Born the son of John Rylands (might this be John Rylands (1726-1814), brother of another Samuel?)

Married Ann Pemberton (1771-1815).

1842 April 6th. Died. At the Priory, Warwickshire, in his 79th year.[1]

His daughter Louisa Anne Ryland (1814-1889) was a major benefactor to Birmingham. She became a millionaire on the death of her father, Samuel Ryland of The Laurels, Hagley Road, Edgbaston, whose family fortune was made in the wire-drawing industry.

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Sources of Information

  1. Birmingham Gazette - Monday 10 April 1843