Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 17 February 2020

Paley, Richardlocked

(bap. 1746, d. 1808)
  • Maurice Beresford


Paley, Richard (bap. 1746, d. 1808), industrialist and entrepreneur, was born in Langcliffe, Giggleswick, and baptized on 10 August 1746 at Giggleswick parish church in the West Riding of Yorkshire, the second of the four children of George Paley (1721–1765), a freeholder, of ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield
Guildhall Library, London
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds