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Hall, Benjamin, Baron Llanover (1802-1867), politician and eponymist of Big Ben

George Barker and Colin Matthew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/11945
Hall, Benjamin, Baron Llanover (1802-1867), politician and eponymist of Big Ben

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Hall, Benjamin, Baron Llanover (1802-1867), politician and eponymist of Big Ben, was the eldest son of Benjamin Hall (1778-1817), MP and ironmaster, of Hensol Castle, Glamorgan, and his wife, Charlotte, daughter of Richard Crawshay of Cyfarthfa, Glamorgan. He was born on 8 November 1802 in Upper Brook Street, London, and ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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