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Anderson, Alfred (1896–2005), joiner and soldier

John M. MacKenzie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Art Forms; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 1041 words.

Anderson, Alfred (1896–2005), joiner and soldier, was born on 25 June 1896 at 20 Kinloch Street, Dundee, the third son of Andrew Anderson (1864–1945) and his wife, Christina, née Emmerson...

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Crane, Sir Francis (c. 1579–1636), courtier and tapestry manufacturer

Wendy Hefford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Textiles and Embroidery; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Social and Cultural History. 1695 words.

Crane, Sir Francis (c. 1579–1636), courtier and tapestry manufacturer, is first recorded in 1606. His name does not appear in registers of admissions to Oxford, Cambridge, or the inns of...

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Flakefield, William (fl. c. 1670–1700), soldier and linen weaver

Edwin Cannan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 268 words.

Flakefield, William (fl. c. 1670–1700), soldier and linen weaver, was, according to Ure, son of one Wilson of Flakefield, in the parish of East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, who...

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Hull, John

Gerald W. R. Ward.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Metalwork. 1085 words.

Hull, John (18 December 1624–30 September 1683), goldsmith, mintmaster, and merchant, was born in Market Hareborough, Leicestershire, England, the son of Robert Hull, a blacksmith, and...

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Sachse, Julius Friedrich

Donald F. Durnbaugh.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Photography and Photographs; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; History. 1047 words.

Sachse, Julius Friedrich (22 November 1842–14 November 1919), antiquarian, historian, and photographer, was born in Philadelphia, the son of Johann Heinrich Friedrich Sachse, an artist and...

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Thurstan, Anna Violet [Violetta] (1879–1978), nurse and weaver

Melissa Hardie-Budden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Nursing Studies. 1337 words.

Thurstan, Anna Violet [Violetta] (1879–1978), nurse and weaver, was born at Claremont, Ore, Sussex, on 4 February 1879, the eldest child and only daughter of Edward Paget Thurstan...

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