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Bancroft, Francis

Andrew Phillips.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Banking; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1080 words.

Bancroft, Francis (1667–1728), financial agent and benefactor, was born in Spitalfields, London, on 26 October 1667, the second son of John Bancroft (bap. 1614, d. 1705), a City financier...

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Barff, Samuel

J. M. Hussey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies; Banking. 304 words.

Barff, Samuel (1793?–1880), philhellene and banker, was probably born in England. In 1816 he established himself in Zante, Greece, where he became an important merchant and banker. He died...

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Blunt, Christopher Evelyn

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Education. 876 words.

Blunt, Christopher Evelyn (1904–1987), merchant banker and numismatist, was born on 16 July 1904 at the vicarage, Ham Common, London, the second of the three sons (there were no daughters)...

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Browne, Lyde

Nicholas Grindle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Banking. 509 words.

Browne, Lyde (d. 1787), antiquary and banker, had one of the largest collections of classical antique objects in the eighteenth century. Well known to contemporaries, he is historically...

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Cape, William

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Education. 4 words.

See Cape, William Timothy

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Chetham, Humphrey

Alan G. Crosby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicine and Health; Banking; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1178 words.

Chetham, Humphrey (bap. 1580, d. 1653), financier and philanthropist, the sixth child of Henry Chetham (c.1540–1603) of Crumpsall Hall, near Manchester, and his wife, Jane (c.1542–1616),...

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Chiswell, Richard Muilman Trench

John H. Appleby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Banking. 1321 words.

Chiswell, Richard Muilman Trench (1735–1797), merchant banker and antiquary, born Richard Muilman on 24 February 1735 in New Broad Street, Bishopsgate, London, was the only son of Peter...

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Clodd, Edward

E. S. P. Haynes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Banking. 1726 words.

Clodd, Edward (1840–1930), banker and popular anthropologist, was born at Queen Street, Margate, Kent, on 1 July 1840, the eldest child of Edward Clodd and his wife, Susan Parker. Of his...

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Eden, Sir Frederick Morton, second baronet

Donald Winch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Welfare and Poverty; Sociology; Business and Management; Insurance; Economics. 980 words.

Eden, Sir Frederick Morton, second baronet (1766–1809), insurance company manager and writer on the state of the poor, was born at Ashtead, Surrey, the eldest son of Sir Robert Eden...

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Farley, James Lewis

G. B. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Education; History; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 851 words.

Farley, James Lewis (1823–1885), banker and writer on the Middle East, only son of Thomas Farley of Meiltran, co. Cavan, was born at Dublin on 9 September 1823. He was destined for the...

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