Sir Alfred Seale Haslam
Person Male Born 27/10/1844 Died 13/1/1927
Engineer and politician. Born Derby. He saw the potential of refrigeration and developed equipment that was used extensively both on land and on ships. Knighted by Queen Victoria in 1891 he funded three statues of her: in Newcastle under Lyme, Derby and at Blackfriars, all based on a marble original erected in India. Died at the St Pancras Hotel, London while on a business trip.