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Bulloch, John (1805–1882), brass-finisher and literary scholar

Sidney Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Metalwork. 193 words.

Bulloch, John (1805–1882), brass-finisher and literary scholar, was a native of Aberdeen. For most of his life he worked as a brass-finisher, and lived in very humble circumstances, but he...

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Foulis, Thomas (c. 1560–1628), goldsmith, financier, and mining entrepreneur

Julian Goodare.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking; Metalwork. 2055 words.

Foulis, Thomas (c. 1560–1628), goldsmith, financier, and mining entrepreneur, was a younger son of Henry Foulis of Colinton (d. 1571), an advocate, and his wife, Margaret Haldane (fl....

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Ged, William (1684/5–1749), goldsmith and stereotype founder

John Burnett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 733 words.

Ged, William (1684/5–1749), goldsmith and stereotype founder, was probably born in Dunfermline, son of William Ged, said to have been a member of the family of Ged of Baldridge in Fife. He...

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Hanbury, Richard (c. 1535–1608), goldsmith and ironmaster

Richard Hanbury-Tenison.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metalwork; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 756 words.

Hanbury, Richard (c. 1535–1608), goldsmith and ironmaster, was born at Elmley Lovett, Worcestershire, the only son of John Hanbury of Elmley Lovett and his first wife, Elizabeth, daughter...

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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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Hull, John (1624–1683), goldsmith and merchant in America

Rory T. Cornish.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Metalwork. 851 words.

Hull, John (1624–1683), goldsmith and merchant in America, was born in 1624, about 18 December according to his later diary, in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, the son of Robert Hull (d....

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Mellor, David Rogerson (1930–2009), silversmith and industrial designer

Alan Crawford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Forms; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Metalwork. 1372 words.

Mellor, David Rogerson (1930–2009), silversmith and industrial designer, was born on 5 October 1930 at 181 Tapton Hill Road, Ecclesall, Sheffield, the second child and only son of Colin...

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Sprimont, Nicholas (bap. 1715, d. 1771), goldsmith and porcelain manufacturer

Tessa Murdoch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Metalwork. 2443 words.

Sprimont, Nicholas (bap. 1715, d. 1771), goldsmith and porcelain manufacturer, was baptized in Liège on 23 January 1715, the son of Pierre Sprimont and Gertrude Goffin, and may have been...

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Violet, Thomas (d. 1662/3), goldsmith and writer on trade

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Metalwork. 1187 words.

Violet, Thomas (d. 1662/3), goldsmith and writer on trade, registered his earliest goldsmith's mark in 1627 and came to the notice of James I when Sir Edward Coke, then secretary to the...

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