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Anderson, Sir Alan Garrett

Freda Harcourt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1382 words.

Anderson, Sir Alan Garrett (1877–1952), public servant and shipowner, was born in London on 9 March 1877, the only son of James George Skelton Anderson and his wife, Elizabeth Garrett...

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Aspall, Geoffrey of

R. James Long.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 1062 words.

Aspall, Geoffrey of (d. 1287), administrator and natural philosopher, took his name from Aspall in Suffolk; his father was a landowner in that county who married a member of the wealthy...

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Aucher, Sir Anthony

J. D. Alsop.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 1745 words.

Aucher, Sir Anthony (d. 1558), administrator and landowner, was the only surviving son and heir of James Aucher (d. 1509), gentleman, of Otterden, Kent, and his wife, Alice Hill. The...

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Barton, Robert [called Hob a Barton]

Athol Murray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Political Institutions; Public Administration; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1319 words.

Barton, Robert [called Hob a Barton] (d. 1540), sea captain and administrator, known to the English as the pirate Hob a Barton, was one of three sons of John Barton, sea captain in Leith,...

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Beauchamp, John, first Baron Beauchamp of Kidderminster

Linda Clark.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 678 words.

Beauchamp, John, first Baron Beauchamp of Kidderminster (d. 1388), administrator and landowner, came from Holt in Worcestershire, and belonged to a cadet branch of the great family of...

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Blackwell, Alexander

A. N. L. Grosjean.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 1255 words.

Blackwell, Alexander (bap. 1709, d. 1747), agricultural improver and government agent in Sweden, was baptized in Aberdeen on 10 October 1709. He was the son of Thomas Blackwell...

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Blogg, Henry George

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Political Institutions; Public Administration; World History; Travel and Holiday. 576 words.

Blogg, Henry George (1876–1954), lifeboat coxswain, was born in Cromer on 6 February 1876, the son of Ellen Blogg. He was educated at the Goldsmiths' School, Cromer, where he proved quick...

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Bonville, William, first Baron Bonville

Martin Cherry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 1505 words.

Bonville, William, first Baron Bonville (1392–1461), administrator and landowner, was probably born at Shute, near Axminster, Devon, the son of John Bonville (d. 1396) and his wife,...

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Borthwick of that ilk, Sir William

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 3 words.

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Borthwick, William, first Lord Borthwick

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 3 words.

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