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George Hudson

(1800—1871) railway promoter and fraudster


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(1800–71).

Born near York and apprenticed to a linen draper, Hudson became a prominent York merchant. Inheriting £30,000 from a relative in 1828, he entered local politics and the developing ...

Subjects: British History.


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