This late 18th and early 19th-century English entrepreneur and owner from the Quarry Bank Mill textile company was among the first factory owners to institute the industrial usage of steam power as well as the water wheel. A indigenous of Belfast, North Ireland, he relocated to Britain soon after his 8th birthday and grew up by his rich product owner uncle, Robert Hyde. Greg overran the Quarry Loan company Mill in the 1780s. In the first 1830s, after struggling a near-fatal damage from a run-in using a stag due to his manufacturer, he retired through the textile business. His relationship to fellow Unitarian Hannah Lightbody led to a complete of thirteen kids. He was a modern of rotating mule inventor and fellow textiles business owner Samuel Crompton.