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Vivian, John Henry (1785–1855), industrialist and politician

Edmund Newell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/47482

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Vivian, John Henry (1785–1855), industrialist and politician, was born on 9 August 1785 in Truro, the second surviving son of John Vivian (1750–1826), mining and copper-smelting entrepreneur, and his wife, Betsy, née Cranch (d. 1816). He was educated at Truro grammar school...

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Subjects: UK Politics ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction

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