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Beasley, Trefor (1918–1994), coalminer and Welsh-language campaigner

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education. 7 words.

See Beasley [née James], (Catherine) Eileen

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Bell, John (1783–1864), bookseller and antiquary

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 3 words.

See Bell, Thomas

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Bellak, John George

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Science and Mathematics; Education. 120 words.

Born 19 Nov. 1930; m 1960, Mary Prudence Marshall; three s one d

Chairman, Severn Trent plc (formerly Severn-Trent Water Authority), 1983–94

Upping...

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Bernbaum, Prof. Gerald

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Social and Cultural History. 179 words.

Born 25 March 1936; s of Benjamin Bernbaum and Betty (née Sack); m 1959, Pamela Valerie Cohen (marr. diss. 1987); two s

Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive,...

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Beveridge, Erskine (1851–1920), textile manufacturer and antiquary

Chris Neale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1042 words.

Beveridge, Erskine (1851–1920), textile manufacturer and antiquary, was born on 27 December 1851 at Priory House, Dunfermline, Fife, the eldest of the four children of Erskine Beveridge...

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Bibb, Henry Walton

Gregory S. Jackson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Journalism; Literature; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Education. 1358 words.

Bibb, Henry Walton (10 May 1815–1854), author, editor, and antislavery lecturer, was born into slavery on the plantation of David White of Shelby County, Kentucky, the son of James Bibb, a...

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Bigland, Ralph (1712–1784), herald and cheesemonger

P. L. Dickinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; History. 1114 words.

Bigland, Ralph (1712–1784), herald and cheesemonger, was born on 29 January 1712 at Stepney, Middlesex, the only son of Richard Bigland (1658–1725) of Wapping, tallow chandler, and his...

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Billingsley, Sir Henry (d. 1606), merchant and translator

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education. 1105 words.

Billingsley, Sir Henry (d. 1606), merchant and translator, was the third son of William Billingsley (d. 1553), haberdasher, and his wife, Elizabeth Hardy (or Harlow). The Roger Billingsley...

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Blackwell, John Charles

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education. 135 words.

CBE 1988

Born 4 Nov. 1935; s of Charles Arthur Blackwell and Louisa Amy Blackwell (née Sellers); m 1st, 1961, Julia Rose; one s; 2nd, 1978, Inger Beatrice Lewin; one...

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Blount [Blunt], Edward (bap. 1562, d. in or before 1632), bookseller and translator

Gary Taylor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Publishing. 1517 words.

Blount [Blunt], Edward (bap. 1562, d. in or before 1632), bookseller and translator, was baptized on 31 January 1562 in the parish of St Laurence Pountney, London, probably the sixth of...

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