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Abney, Sir Thomas (1639/40–1722), merchant and mayor of London

Gary S. De Krey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1557 words.

Abney, Sir Thomas (1639/40–1722), merchant and mayor of London, was born at Willesley, Derbyshire, the youngest of four sons of James Abney, landowner, and Jane Mainwaring (d. after 1640)....

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Anderson, Sir Alan Garrett (1877–1952), public servant and shipowner

Freda Harcourt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1382 words.

Anderson, Sir Alan Garrett (1877–1952), public servant and shipowner, was born in London on 9 March 1877, the only son of James George Skelton Anderson and his wife, Elizabeth Garrett...

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Askwith, George Ranken, Baron Askwith (1861–1942), industrial arbitrator and civil servant

Rodney Lowe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1461 words.

Askwith, George Ranken, Baron Askwith (1861–1942), industrial arbitrator and civil servant, was born at Waltham Abbey, Essex, on 17 February 1861, the second but eldest surviving son of...

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Aubrey, Andrew (d. 1356), merchant and mayor of London

Pamela Nightingale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1028 words.

Aubrey, Andrew (d. 1356), merchant and mayor of London, was the son of Roger and Denise Aubrey. It is likely that he was born in London since he did not mention a provincial parish in his...

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Baker, Robert (1803–1880), surgeon and factory inspector

Margaret Pelling.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Surgery. 598 words.

Baker, Robert (1803–1880), surgeon and factory inspector, was born on 15 August 1803 in York, the second son of John Baker, druggist, of High Ousegate, York, and his wife, Hannah. His...

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Barnes, Sir Denis Charles (1914–1992), civil servant and industrial relations expert

Ian A. Johnston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1157 words.

Barnes, Sir Denis Charles (1914–1992), civil servant and industrial relations expert, was born on 15 December 1914 at 4 Station Road, Openshaw, Manchester, the second son and fifth of six...

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Barton, Robert [called Hob a Barton] (d. 1540), sea captain and administrator

Athol Murray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Political Institutions; Public Administration; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1319 words.

Barton, Robert [called Hob a Barton] (d. 1540), sea captain and administrator, known to the English as the pirate Hob a Barton, was one of three sons of John Barton, sea captain in Leith,...

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Bertram, Walter (d. 1495/6), merchant and provost of Edinburgh

Roland J. Tanner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 450 words.

Bertram, Walter (d. 1495/6), merchant and provost of Edinburgh, is first recorded in 1464. He received payments for expensive cloth sold to James III in 1473 and by 1477 was clearly...

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Birtwistle, Thomas (1833–1912), trade unionist and factory inspector

Duncan Bythell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1154 words.

Birtwistle, Thomas (1833–1912), trade unionist and factory inspector, was born at Great Harwood, Lancashire, on 16 October 1833, the son of Jonathan Birtwistle, a calico printer, and Ann...

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Blogg, Henry George (1876–1954), lifeboat coxswain

H. M. Palmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Political Institutions; Public Administration; World History; Travel and Holiday. 576 words.

Blogg, Henry George (1876–1954), lifeboat coxswain, was born in Cromer on 6 February 1876, the son of Ellen Blogg. He was educated at the Goldsmiths' School, Cromer, where he proved quick...

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