Samuel Galton Jr.
Samuel John Galton Jr. FRS (18 June 1753 - 19 June 1832), born in Duddeston, Birmingham, England. Despite being a Quaker he was an arms manufacturer. He was a member of the Lunar Society and lived at Great Barr Hall. He also built a house at Warley Woods, and commissioned Humphry Repton to lay out its grounds.
He married Lucy Barclay (1757–1817), daughter of Robert Barclay Allardice, MP, 5th of Urie. They had the eight children:
- Mary Anne Galton (1778–1856), married Lambert Schimmelpenninck in 1806
- Sophia Galton (1782–1863) married Charles Brewin in 1833
- Samuel Tertius Galton (1783–1844) (whose son Francis Galton was also notable)
- Theodore Galton (1784–1810)
- Adele Galton (1784–1869) married John Kaye Booth, MD, in 1827, dsp.
- Hubert John Barclay Galton (1789–1864)
- Ewen Cameron Galton, (1791–1800), died aged 9.
- John Howard Galton (1794–1862), father of Douglas Strutt Galton.
- Historic England. "Warley Park (1001301)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
- Galton, Erasmus (1845). An Account of Improvement of a Shaking Bog at Meare in Somersetshire. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England. 6. Royal Agricultural Society. pp. 182–187. Retrieved 2008-10-27.
- Galton, Francis (1909). Memories of My Life: (2nd ed.). New York: E. P. Dutton and Company. pp. 3–5.
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