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Ablett, Noah

Hywel Francis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education. 1411 words.

Ablett, Noah (1883–1935), miners' leader and adult educator, was born on 4 October 1883 in Ynys-hir, near Porth, Rhondda, Glamorgan, the tenth of eleven children of John Ablett, miner, and...

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Adams, Terence David

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education. 156 words.

CMG 1997

Born 22 Feb. 1938; s of F. E. Adams and E. S. Adams; m 1990, Caroline Mary (née Hartley); two s four d by previous marriage

Managing Director,...

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Aldersey, William

R. C. D. Baldwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 658 words.

Aldersey, William (1543–1616), merchant and antiquary, was baptized at St Oswald's, Chester, on 15 December 1543, the son of Ralph Aldersey (d. 1555) and Jane Goodman (d. c.1555). He...

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Alexander, Anthony George Laurence

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Business Finance. 57 words.

Born 4 April 1938; s of George and Margaret Alexander; m 1962, Frances, d of Cyril Burdett; one s two d

Deputy Chairman, Imperial Tobacco Group, 1996–2008

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Allen, John

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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Archer, Prof. John Stuart

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Science and Mathematics; Education. 315 words.

CBE 2002; PhD; FREng, FIChemE, FEI; FRSE

Born 15 June 1943; s of Stuart Leonard Archer and Joan (née Watkinson); m 1967, Lesley Oaksford; one s one d; died...null...

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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

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

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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