Greg, Samuel (M)

Surname: Greg
Forename(s): Samuel
b. 6 September 1804. d. 14 May 1876. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, mill owner, philanthropist. Alternative signature: “S. Greg.” Born at Quarry Bank House, Styal. Unitarian. Son of Samuel Greg (1758-1834), major cotton manufacturer and owner of Quarry Bank Mill. Studied for a term at the University of Edinburgh. Became owner of the Lowerhouse Mill, Bollington, in 1832, where he created a model village. President of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Biographical information: “Samuel Greg (1758-1834),” ODNB. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“Stay, Master, stay, upon this heavenly hill” 1870-04 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 16095
Whither Goest Thou? 1870-07 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14404