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Alexander Galloway

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Alexander Galloway (1776–1847) of Galloways of Holborn was a radical thinker and erstwhile reformer as well as running an engineering business. He trained his son John Alexander Galloway in engineering.

1824 Galloway gave evidence before the Select Committee on artisans and machinery. [1][2][3]

1824 General regulations for the workman in his manufactory. Ten and a half hour days. [4]

1847 November 20th. Alexander Galloway, of West Street, Smithfield, died at Claremont Terrace [5]

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Sources of Information

  1. Mechanics Magazine 1824/03/13
  2. Mechanics Magazine 1824/03/20
  3. Mechanics Magazine 1824/03/27
  4. Mechanics Magazine 1824/08/07
  5. Berkshire Chronicle,27 November 1847