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Anderson, Sir Alan Garrett (1877–1952), public servant and shipowner

Freda Harcourt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1382 words.

Anderson, Sir Alan Garrett (1877–1952), public servant and shipowner, was born in London on 9 March 1877, the only son of James George Skelton Anderson and his wife, Elizabeth Garrett...

Aucher, Sir Anthony (d. 1558), administrator and landowner

J. D. Alsop.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 1745 words.

Aucher, Sir Anthony (d. 1558), administrator and landowner, was the only surviving son and heir of James Aucher (d. 1509), gentleman, of Otterden, Kent, and his wife, Alice Hill. The...

Barton, Robert [called Hob a Barton] (d. 1540), sea captain and administrator

Athol Murray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Political Institutions; Public Administration; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1319 words.

Barton, Robert [called Hob a Barton] (d. 1540), sea captain and administrator, known to the English as the pirate Hob a Barton, was one of three sons of John Barton, sea captain in Leith,...

Beauchamp, John, first Baron Beauchamp of Kidderminster (d. 1388), administrator and landowner

Linda Clark.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 685 words.

Beauchamp, John, first Baron Beauchamp of Kidderminster (d. 1388), administrator and landowner, came from Holt in Worcestershire, and belonged to a cadet branch of the great family of...

Blackwell, Alexander (bap. 1709, d. 1747), agricultural improver and government agent in Sweden

A. N. L. Grosjean.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 1255 words.

Blackwell, Alexander (bap. 1709, d. 1747), agricultural improver and government agent in Sweden, was baptized in Aberdeen on 10 October 1709. He was the son of Thomas Blackwell...

Blogg, Henry George (1876–1954), lifeboat coxswain

H. M. Palmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Political Institutions; Public Administration; World History; Travel and Holiday. 576 words.

Blogg, Henry George (1876–1954), lifeboat coxswain, was born in Cromer on 6 February 1876, the son of Ellen Blogg. He was educated at the Goldsmiths' School, Cromer, where he proved quick...

Bonville, William, first Baron Bonville (1392–1461), administrator and landowner

Martin Cherry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 1512 words.

Bonville, William, first Baron Bonville (1392–1461), administrator and landowner, was probably born at Shute, near Axminster, Devon, the son of John Bonville (d. 1396) and his wife,...

Borthwick of that ilk, Sir William (c. 1385–c. 1449)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 3 words.

See Borthwick family

Borthwick, William, first Lord Borthwick (c. 1412–1483)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 3 words.

See Borthwick family

Boyle, Richard, first earl of Cork (1566–1643), landowner and administrator

Toby Barnard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 3807 words.

Boyle, Richard, first earl of Cork (1566–1643), landowner and administrator, was born at Preston, near Faversham in Kent, on 13 October 1566, the second son of Roger Boyle (d. 1576),...

Broodbank, Sir Joseph Guinness (1857–1944), docks administrator and public servant

R. R. Aspinall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 883 words.

Broodbank, Sir Joseph Guinness (1857–1944), docks administrator and public servant, was born on 15 July 1857 at Poplar, London, the eldest son of Caleb Broodbank, accountant, of Folkestone,...

Brydges, Sir Richard (c. 1500–1558), landowner and administrator

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 6 words.

See Brydges, John, first Baron Chandos

Brydges, Thomas (d. 1559), landowner and administrator

Roger Ashley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 339 words.

Brydges, Thomas (d. 1559), landowner and administrator, was the second son of Sir Giles Brydges (d. 1511) of Coberley, Gloucestershire, and his wife, Isabel Baynham. His elder brother was...

Carew, Sir Edmund (c. 1464–1513), landowner and administrator

Pamela Y. Stanton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 712 words.

Carew, Sir Edmund (c. 1464–1513), landowner and administrator, was the eldest of three children of Sir Nicholas Carew (c.1423–1470) of Mohun's Ottery, Devon, and his wife, Margaret (d....

Carteret, Sir Philippe [Philip] de (1584–1643), landowner and office-holder

Helen M. E. Evans.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1021 words.

Carteret, Sir Philippe [Philip] de (1584–1643), landowner and office-holder, was born in Sark on 18 February 1584, the eldest son of Sir Philippe de Carteret (d. 1594) and his wife, Rachel,...

Chandos, Sir John (d. 1428), landowner and administrator

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 4 words.

See Chandos, Sir John

Coffey, Aeneas (c. 1780–1852), exciseman and inventor of a still

Ronald M. Birse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 548 words.

Coffey, Aeneas (c. 1780–1852), exciseman and inventor of a still, was born probably in Dublin (though one source gives his birthplace as Calais), the son of Andrew Coffey, the city engineer...

Croft [Crofts, Craftes], Sir Herbert (c. 1565–1629), administrator and landowner

David Daniel Rees.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Agriculture and Farming. 1299 words.

Croft [Crofts, Craftes], Sir Herbert (c. 1565–1629), administrator and landowner, was the eldest surviving son of Edward Croft (d. 1601) [see under Croft] of Croft Castle, Herefordshire,...

Croft, Thomas (c. 1435–1488), customs official, shipowner, and patron of Atlantic exploration

C. S. L. Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 915 words.

Croft, Thomas (c. 1435–1488), customs official, shipowner, and patron of Atlantic exploration, was the son of William Croft (d. 1439) of Croft Castle, Herefordshire, and Isabella,...

Crossley, Sir William John, first baronet (1844–1911)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 4 words.

See Crossley, Francis William