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Harriott, John (1745–1817), magistrate and a founder of the Thames police

Ruth Paley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1247 words.

Harriott, John (1745–1817), magistrate and a founder of the Thames police, was born on 14 June 1745 at Broomhills, Great Stambridge, Essex. His father was a seafarer whose forebears had...

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Pryke, Sir (William Robert) Dudley

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 113 words.

2nd Bt cr 1926

Born 5 March 1882; s of Sir William Pryke, 1st Bt, and Marguerite Harriott (d 1925), d of Robert Stiles, St John’s Wood, NW; ...

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Pryke, Sir William Robert

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 119 words.

1st Bt cr 1926; Kt 1921

Born 15 March 1847; s of Richard Reeve Pryke, Bury St Edmunds; m 1878, Marguerite Harriott (d 1925), d of Robert Stiles, St John’s Wood, NW;...

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Reay, Rev. Canon Thomas Osmotherley

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 149 words.

VD; MA Oxon

Born 24 Jan. 1834; 5th s of John and Jane Reay of The Gill, Bromfield, Cumberland; m 1871, Alice Julia Harriott, e d of late John Borradaile,...

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Palmer, Ven. Joseph John Beauchamp

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 148 words.

MA

Born Wells, Somerset, 10 Feb. 1866; e s of late Rev. Joseph Palmer, Rector of West Camel, Somersets, and Elizabeth Harriott Wood, d of late John...

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Watson, Rev. Herbert Armstrong

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 182 words.

DD

Born 1860; s of John Christian and Sarah Rebecca Watson; m 1888, Helen Harriott (novelist) (d 1934), d of Richard C. Rogers, of the Admiralty, Devonport,...

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Harriott, George Moss

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 150 words.

CSI 1911; CIE 1900

Born 11 July 1858; s of late John Thompson Harriott of Ormskirk, Lancashire; m 1891, Charlotte Mary, e d of Col J. W. MacDougall, ISC;...

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Bloomfield, John Arthur Douglas, second Baron Bloomfield and first Baron Bloomfield of Ciamhaltha (1802–1879), diplomatist

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 422 words.

Bloomfield, John Arthur Douglas, second Baron Bloomfield and first Baron Bloomfield of Ciamhaltha (1802–1879), diplomatist, was the son of Benjamin Bloomfield, first Baron Bloomfield...

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Thompson, Charles Thurston (1816–1868), photographer

Anthony J. Hamber.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 1018 words.

Thompson, Charles Thurston (1816–1868), photographer, was born on 28 July 1816, the second son of the wood-engraver John Thompson (1785–1866) and his wife, Harriott Eaton. The outstanding...

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Musicians, Black, in Great Britain and the Age of Jazz

Val Wilmer.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3071 words.

Instrumentalists, singers, and dancers of Africa and African descent have played an important role in British social and cultural life since the eighteenth century and possibly before,...

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