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Philips, Sir George, first baronet (1766-1847), textile industrialist and politician

Anthony C. Howe

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/38689
Philips, Sir George, first baronet (1766-1847), textile industrialist and politician

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Philips, Sir George, first baronet (1766-1847), textile industrialist and politician, was born on 24 March 1766, the second son of the eight children of Thomas Philips (1728-1811), a Manchester merchant (later of Sedgley), and his wife, Mary Jolley (d. 1806), the daughter and heir of John Rider, also a Manchester ...

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