Reference Entry

Tennant, Sir Charles, first baronet (1823-1906), industrialist

Richard Davenport-Hines

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Tennant, Sir Charles, first baronet (1823-1906), industrialist, was born on 4 November 1823, in Glasgow, second son and third and youngest child of John Tennant (1796-1878), chemical manufacturer, of St Rollox, Glasgow, and Robina Arrol. His parents never married. Robina Arrol had two children from an earlier liaison. Educated at ...

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