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Bancroft, Francis (1667–1728), financial agent and benefactor

Andrew Phillips.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Banking; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1080 words.

Bancroft, Francis (1667–1728), financial agent and benefactor, was born in Spitalfields, London, on 26 October 1667, the second son of John Bancroft (bap. 1614, d. 1705), a City financier...

Barff, Samuel (1793?–1880), philhellene and banker

J. M. Hussey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Classical Studies; Banking. 304 words.

Barff, Samuel (1793?–1880), philhellene and banker, was probably born in England. In 1816 he established himself in Zante, Greece, where he became an important merchant and banker. He died...

Blunt, Christopher Evelyn (1904–1987), merchant banker and numismatist

Stewartby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Education. 876 words.

Blunt, Christopher Evelyn (1904–1987), merchant banker and numismatist, was born on 16 July 1904 at the vicarage, Ham Common, London, the second of the three sons (there were no daughters)...

Browne, Lyde (d. 1787), antiquary and banker

Nicholas Grindle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Banking. 509 words.

Browne, Lyde (d. 1787), antiquary and banker, had one of the largest collections of classical antique objects in the eighteenth century. Well known to contemporaries, he is historically...

Cape, William (1773–1847), banker and schoolmaster

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Education. 4 words.

See Cape, William Timothy

Chetham, Humphrey (bap. 1580, d. 1653), financier and philanthropist

Alan G. Crosby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicine and Health; Banking; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1178 words.

Chetham, Humphrey (bap. 1580, d. 1653), financier and philanthropist, the sixth child of Henry Chetham (c.1540–1603) of Crumpsall Hall, near Manchester, and his wife, Jane (c.1542–1616),...

Chiswell, Richard Muilman Trench (1735–1797), merchant banker and antiquary

John H. Appleby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Banking. 1321 words.

Chiswell, Richard Muilman Trench (1735–1797), merchant banker and antiquary, born Richard Muilman on 24 February 1735 in New Broad Street, Bishopsgate, London, was the only son of Peter...

Clodd, Edward (1840–1930), banker and popular anthropologist

E. S. P. Haynes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Banking. 1743 words.

Clodd, Edward (1840–1930), banker and popular anthropologist, was born at Queen Street, Margate, Kent, on 1 July 1840, the eldest child of Edward Clodd and his wife, Susan Parker. Of his...

Eden, Sir Frederick Morton, second baronet (1766–1809), insurance company manager and writer on the state of the poor

Donald Winch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Welfare and Poverty; Sociology; Business and Management; Insurance; Economics. 980 words.

Eden, Sir Frederick Morton, second baronet (1766–1809), insurance company manager and writer on the state of the poor, was born at Ashtead, Surrey, the eldest son of Sir Robert Eden...

Farley, James Lewis (1823–1885), banker and writer on the Middle East

G. B. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Education; History; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 851 words.

Farley, James Lewis (1823–1885), banker and writer on the Middle East, only son of Thomas Farley of Meiltran, co. Cavan, was born at Dublin on 9 September 1823. He was destined for the...

Gray, (Edward) William (1786–1860), banker and topographer

T. A. B. Corley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Banking. 761 words.

Gray, (Edward) William (1786–1860), banker and topographer, was born in Newbury, Berkshire, on 28 October 1786, the youngest son and ninth child in the family of eight sons and four...

Gurney, Daniel (1791–1880), banker and antiquary

M. W. Kirby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Banking. 804 words.

Gurney, Daniel (1791–1880), banker and antiquary, was born on 9 March 1791 at Earlham Hall, near Norwich, the youngest son (in a family of four boys and seven girls) of Quaker parents, John...

Gurney, Hudson (1775–1864), antiquary and banker

Peter Osborne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Banking. 1286 words.

Gurney, Hudson (1775–1864), antiquary and banker, was born in the Old Courthouse, Magdalen Street, Norwich, on 19 January 1775, the only son of Richard Gurney (1742–1811) and his first...

Hammond, Bray

Michael T. Johnson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Education; History. 803 words.

Hammond, Bray (20 November 1886–20 July 1968), economic historian and banker, was born in Springfield, Missouri, the son of Harry H. Hammond, a bank cashier, and Lucy Bray. In 1907 he...

Kenrick, Donald Simon (1929–2015), Romani scholar

Thomas Acton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Education. 1396 words.

Kenrick, Donald Simon (1929–2015), Romani scholar, was born on 6 June 1929 at Tudor House, Newington Green, London, the only child of Mack Emanuel Kenrick (1899–1994), furrier, and his...

Leaf, Walter (1852–1927), banker and classical scholar

William C. Lubenow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Education; Classical Studies. 1505 words.

Leaf, Walter (1852–1927), banker and classical scholar, was born at Gibson's Hill, Norwood, Surrey, on 26 November 1852. Small, short-sighted, and frail as a child, Leaf's education,...

Noble, Sir Iain Andrew, third baronet (1935–2010), financier, entrepreneur, and promoter of the Gaelic language

Michael S. Moss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Banking; Education. 1476 words.

Noble, Sir Iain Andrew, third baronet (1935–2010), financier, entrepreneur, and promoter of the Gaelic language, was born Ian Andrew Noble in Berlin on 8 September 1935, the eldest son and...

Norwich, Isaac of (c. 1170–1235/6), moneylender and patron of rabbinic scholarship

Robert C. Stacey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Banking; Education. 711 words.

Norwich, Isaac of (c. 1170–1235/6), moneylender and patron of rabbinic scholarship, was the only known son of Eliab (or Jurnet) of Norwich (c.1130–1197) and his wife, Muriel. His father,...

Postlethwayt, James (d. 1761), writer on finance and demography

Peter Groenewegen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Education; Social Sciences. 386 words.

Postlethwayt, James (d. 1761), writer on finance and demography, may have been a brother of Malachy Postlethwayt (c. 1707–1767) but nothing else is known about his origins. In 1759 he...

Price, (Frederick George) Hilton (1842–1909), antiquary and banker

William Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Banking. 745 words.

Price, (Frederick George) Hilton (1842–1909), antiquary and banker, born in London on 20 August 1842, was the son of Frederick William Price (d. 1888), for many years partner and eventually...