Wkład polskich łodzian pochodzenia ziemiańskiego w rozwój Łodzi wielkoprzemysłowej czasu zaborów (1820–1914)
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The Poles of noble origin were few in Łódź. They didn’t own in general estates, especially large. For development of city, which became industrial in Polish Kingdom, and his population from end of first half of 19th century retreated degree some inhabitants from Łódź of landowners origin. They were: Maciej Wyszyński from the beginning 19th century – the owner of glassworks in Żabieniec, Jan Załęcki connected with distillery, and later in second part of 19th century – Aleksander Skrudziński (founder of dye-works and finishing department) and Jan and Kazimierz Arkuszewski – owners of mechanical institution in metal-machine industry, which were promoted to few middle polish industrial bourgeoisie. For the development of economy contribution had too Kazimierz Żukowski (mechanical industry), Wacław Drozdowski (dye-works and finishing department) and engineers Edmund Nekanda-Trepka, Stefan Przedpełski and in significant degree Andrzej Rosicki (mayor of Łódź between years 1862–1865) actively worked almost to 1904.