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Samuel "John" Galton Jr. FRS (1753 - June 19, 1832)
1753 June 18th. Born in Duddeston, Birmingham
Despite being a Quaker he was an arms manufacturer and this led to him being disowned by them.
He was a member of the Lunar Society and lived at Great Barr Hall.
Galton Bridge at Smethwick is named in his honour and he is remembered by the Moonstones in Birmingham and a tower block in the centre of that City.
He married Lucy Barclay (1757-1817). They had the following children: