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Aislabie, Benjamin (1774–1842), wine merchant and cricket administrator

Eric Midwinter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 555 words.

Aislabie, Benjamin (1774–1842), wine merchant and cricket administrator, was born on 14 January 1774 in Newington Green, Middlesex, the third son, and sixth and last child, of Rawson...

Belanger, Mark

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 987 words.

Belanger, Mark (08 June 1944–06 October 1998), baseball player and union leader, was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the son of Ed Belanger, a factory worker and technician, and Maria...

Bennett, Timothy (1676/7–1756), cordwainer and public access campaigner

Kathy White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1300 words.

Bennett, Timothy (1676/7–1756), cordwainer and public access campaigner, is of obscure origins; details of his birth, family, and upbringing are unknown. On 19 July 1716, at All Hallows,...

Brasher, Christopher William [Chris] (1928–2003), athlete, journalist, and businessman

Martin Polley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Business and Management; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2081 words.

Brasher, Christopher William [Chris] (1928–2003), athlete, journalist, and businessman, was born on 21 August 1928 in Georgetown, British Guiana, the son of William Kenneth Brasher, a...

Brundage, Avery

Allen Guttmann.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 2163 words.

Brundage, Avery (28 September 1887–08 May 1975), athlete, businessman, and sports administrator, was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Charles Brundage, a stonecutter, and Amelia...

Burlison

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 101 words.

Born 23 May 1936; s of Robert Burlison and Georgina (née Doige); m 1981, Valerie Stephenson; two s one d; died 20 May 2008...

Cooper, Sir Henry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 91 words.

Kt 2000; OBE 1969

Born 3 May 1934; s of late Henry William Cooper and Lily Nutkins; m 1960, Albina Genepri (d 2008); two s; died 1 May 2011...

Crowninshield, George, Jr.

Haskell Springer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 728 words.

Crowninshield, George, Jr. (27 May 1766–26 November 1817), merchant and yachtsman, was born in Salem, Massachusetts, the son of George Crowninshield, a merchant, and Mary Derby. Though...

Evans, David John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 190 words.

Born 23 April 1935; s of Violet Edith Evans and Arthur Thomas Evans; m 1956, Janice Hazel (née Masters); two s one d; died 21 Oct. 2008

Chairman, Broadreach Group...

Goddard, (Cecil) John (1923–2012), fishing tackle manufacturer, angler, and entomologist

Brian Clarke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1221 words.

Goddard, (Cecil) John (1923–2012), fishing tackle manufacturer, angler, and entomologist, was born on 27 August 1923 at 66 Wiltshire Road, Brixton, London, the elder son of Cecil Henry...