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Allen, John (1789–1829), bookseller and antiquary

Paul Latcham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 507 words.

Allen, John (1789–1829), bookseller and antiquary, was born 'about' 27 July 1789, and baptized on 4 August 1789 at Hereford, the eldest son of John Allen (c.1754–1828), a leading bookseller...

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Ansell, Maj.-Gen. Nicholas George Picton

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 152 words.

CB 1992; OBE 1980; JP, DL

Born 17 Aug. 1937; s of Col Sir Michael Ansell, CBE, DSO and Victoria Jacintha Fleetwood Fuller; m 1961, Vivien, e d of Col Anthony Taylor,...

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Armour, Prof. Sir James

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Science and Mathematics; Medicine and Health; Education; Literature; Publishing. 293 words.

Kt 1995; CBE 1989; FRSE; FMedSci

Born 17 Sept. 1929; s of James Angus Armour and Margaret Brown Roy; m 1st, 1953, Irene Morris (d 1988); two s...

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Arnold, Richard (d. c. 1521), merchant and chronicler

Peter C. Herman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; History. 890 words.

Arnold, Richard (d. c. 1521), merchant and chronicler, was a citizen of London, resident in the parish of St Magnus the Martyr, who seems to have made his living primarily by...

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Aske, Robert (1619–1689), silk merchant and benefactor

David Griffiths.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1350 words.

Aske, Robert (1619–1689), silk merchant and benefactor, was born on 24 February 1619, the son of Robert Aske of the parish of St Mary Woolchurch, London, and his second wife, Margery...

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Bagford, John (1650/51–1716), bookseller and antiquary

Theodor Harmsen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 1301 words.

Bagford, John (1650/51–1716), bookseller and antiquary, was born in Fetter Lane, London, the son of John Bagford. Very little is known about his early life and family background. He was...

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Balkwill, Prof. Frances Rosemary

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Science and Mathematics; Education; Social and Cultural History. 309 words.

OBE 2008; FMedSci

Born 18 March 1952; d of late Elson Howard Lucas Leach and Rosemary Emily Leach; m 1973, Lewis Balkwill (marr. diss. 1987); one s one d...

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Bancroft, Hubert Howe

David J. Weber.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; History. 920 words.

Bancroft, Hubert Howe (05 May 1832–02 March 1918), businessman and historian, was born in Granville, Ohio, the son of Azariah Ashley Bancroft, a farmer, and Lucy Howe, a teacher. His formal...

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Barnes, Albert Coombs

Carol Eaton Soltis.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Financial Aspects of Art; Business and Management; Education. 1372 words.

Barnes, Albert Coombs (02 January 1872–24 July 1951), collector, educator, and entrepreneur, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of John Jesse Barnes, a butcher, and Lydia A....

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Barnham, Benedict (bap. 1559, d. 1598), merchant and benefactor

Sarah Bendall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 681 words.

Barnham, Benedict (bap. 1559, d. 1598), merchant and benefactor, was baptized on 2 June 1559 at St Mildred Poultry, London, the fourth and youngest son of Alice Barnham, silkwoman and...

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