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Roberts, Sir James, first baronet (1848–1935), mill owner and benefactor

Julia Bolton Holloway

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online September 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/94265

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Roberts, Sir James, first baronet (1848–1935), mill owner and benefactor, was born on 30 September 1848 at Lane Ends, Oakworth, near Haworth, Yorkshire, the ninth of the eleven children (five sons and six daughters) of James Roberts (1807–1888), wool weaver and later farmer, from ...

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Subjects: Social and Cultural History ; Society and Culture ; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science) ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction

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