George Augustus Lee
George Augustus Lee (1761-1826), was a partner in the firm of Phillips Wood & Lee, cotton spinners with a mill on the bank of the Irwell near Chapel Street, Salford. He was the son of John Lee (died 1781), famous actor, theatre manager, and adapter of plays. John Lee is credited with having "tampered with many of Shakespeare's plays and other dramatic masterpieces". [Dictionary of National Biography].
George Augustus Lee is credited with the design of one of the first mills in England where cast iron beams were used.
Buildings and Designs
|Phillips Wood & Lee Cotton Twist Mill, Chapel Street Salford||Salford||GMCA||England|