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Bland, John (1702–1749), writing master and accountant

Lucy Peltz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting; Education. 402 words.

Bland, John (1702–1749), writing master and accountant, was born in Crutched Friars, London, on 17 August 1702, the son of a clerk in the custom house. He spent four years at Westminster...

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Champion, Joseph (b. 1709, d. in or before 1768), writing-master and accountant

Lucy Peltz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting; Education. 642 words.

Champion, Joseph (b. 1709, d. in or before 1768), writing-master and accountant, was born in Chatham, Kent, the son of a wealthy Kent family who had been freeholders until they lost their...

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Oldcastle, Hugh (d. 1543), schoolmaster and author of a text on double entry accounting

R. H. Parker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Accounting. 716 words.

Oldcastle, Hugh (d. 1543), schoolmaster and author of a text on double entry accounting, was the third and youngest son of Richard Oldcastle (d. 1520), a shearman carrying on his trade in...

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Watson, George (1654–1723), accountant and benefactor

Hugh Ouston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Accounting; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1762 words.

Watson, George (1654–1723), accountant and benefactor, was born in Edinburgh on 23 November 1654, the elder son of John Watson, merchant, and his wife, Marion Ewing (d. 1697), who were...

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