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Addis, Sir Charles Stewart (1861–1945), banker and government adviser

Roberta Allbert Dayer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1170 words.

Addis, Sir Charles Stewart (1861–1945), banker and government adviser, was born on 23 November 1861 in Edinburgh, the youngest of twelve children of the Revd Thomas Addis (1813–1899), a...

Andrewes, Sir Thomas (d. 1659), financier and regicide

A. W. McIntosh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics; British History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 591 words.

Andrewes, Sir Thomas (d. 1659), financier and regicide, was the son of Robert Andrewes of Feltham, Middlesex, a Plymouth adventurer and subscriber to the Massachusetts Bay Company, and his...

Armstrong, William, Baron Armstrong of Sanderstead (1915–1980), civil servant and banker

Kevin Theakston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 2534 words.

Armstrong, William, Baron Armstrong of Sanderstead (1915–1980), civil servant and banker, was born in the Salvation Mothers' Home, Mare Street, Clapton, London, on 3 March 1915, the elder...

Attwood, Thomas (1783–1856), politician and currency theorist

Clive Behagg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics; Economics. 3455 words.

Attwood, Thomas (1783–1856), politician and currency theorist, was born on 6 October 1783 at Hawne House, near Halesowen, Shropshire, the third son and fifth child of Matthias Attwood...

Baillie, James Evan (1781?–1863), merchant, banker, and politician

Kenneth Morgan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking; UK Politics. 1084 words.

Baillie, James Evan (1781?–1863), merchant, banker, and politician, was born in Bristol, probably in 1781, into a successful Scottish merchant-planter family that had settled in Bristol in...

Baring, Thomas (1799–1873), banker and politician

John Orbell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics. 3254 words.

Baring, Thomas (1799–1873), banker and politician, was born on 7 September 1799 at Lee, near Lewisham, Kent, the second of the four sons and five daughters of Sir Thomas Baring (1772–1848),...

Bartley, Sir George Christopher Trout (1842–1910), banker and politician

W. B. Owen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics. 781 words.

Bartley, Sir George Christopher Trout (1842–1910), banker and politician, was born at Rectory Place, Hackney, on 22 November 1842, the son of Robert Bartley, of the War Office and his...

Beckett, William (1826–1890), banker and politician

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics. 8 words.

See Beckett [formerly Beckett Denison], Rupert Evelyn

Carden, Sir Robert Walter, first baronet (1801–1888), banker and politician

Peter M. Claus.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics. 950 words.

Carden, Sir Robert Walter, first baronet (1801–1888), banker and politician, was born in London on 7 October 1801, the youngest son of James Carden (1758–1829), a barrister, of Bedford...

Clayton, Sir Robert (1629–1707), banker and politician

Frank Melton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics. 1695 words.

Clayton, Sir Robert (1629–1707), banker and politician, was born on 29 September 1629 at Bulwick, Northamptonshire, one of several children of John Clayton, a joiner, and his wife, Alice...

Currie, Raikes (1801–1881), banker and politician

John Powell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics. 1298 words.

Currie, Raikes (1801–1881), banker and politician, was born on 15 April 1801, the second son of Isaac Currie (1760–1843), a banker of Bush Hill, Enfield, Middlesex, and his wife, Mary Anne (null...

Curtis, Sir William, first baronet (1752–1829), banker and politician

Norman Gash.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics. 981 words.

Curtis, Sir William, first baronet (1752–1829), banker and politician, was born on 25 January 1752, in London, the third of five sons of Joseph Curtis, manufacturer of ship's biscuit at...

Denison, William Joseph (1770–1849), banker and politician

W. D. Rubinstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics. 648 words.

Denison, William Joseph (1770–1849), banker and politician, was born in Prince's Street, Lothbury, London, in May 1770, the only son of Joseph Denison (c. 1726–1806), a cloth merchant and...

Farquhar [formerly Townsend-Farquhar], Horace Brand, Earl Farquhar (1844–1923), financier and politician

Judy Slinn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics. 1104 words.

Farquhar [formerly Townsend-Farquhar], Horace Brand, Earl Farquhar (1844–1923), financier and politician, was born at Goldings, near Hertford, on 19 May 1844, the fifth of six sons of Sir...

Fowler, Sir Robert Nicholas, first baronet (1828–1891), banker and politician

H. L. Malchow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics. 2047 words.

Fowler, Sir Robert Nicholas, first baronet (1828–1891), banker and politician, was born at Bruce Grove, Tottenham, Middlesex, on 12 September 1828, the only child of Thomas Fowler (d. 1851)...

Fowler, William (1828–1905), financier and politician

Michael R. Lane.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics. 908 words.

Fowler, William (1828–1905), financier and politician, born at Melksham, Wiltshire, on 28 July 1828, was the fourth son of John Fowler (1792–1861) and his wife, Rebecca Hull (1799–1842),...

Furnese, Sir Henry, first baronet (1658–1712), politician and financier

Stuart Handley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics. 1174 words.

Furnese, Sir Henry, first baronet (1658–1712), politician and financier, was born at Sandwich, Kent, on 30 May 1658, the eldest son of Henry Furnese (d. 1672) of Sandwich and his wife, Anne...

Glyn, George Grenfell, second Baron Wolverton (1824–1887), politician and banker

L. C. Sanders.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics. 641 words.

Glyn, George Grenfell, second Baron Wolverton (1824–1887), politician and banker, was born in London on 10 February 1824, the eldest son of George Carr Glyn. He was educated at Rugby and...

Goldsmith, Sir James Michael (1933–1997), financier and politician

Richard Davenport-Hines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics. 2653 words.

Goldsmith, Sir James Michael (1933–1997), financier and politician, was born in Paris on 26 February 1933, the younger son of Francis Benedict Hyam (Frank) Goldsmith, formerly Goldschmidt...

Gore, William George Arthur Ormsby-, fourth Baron Harlech (1885–1964), politician and banker

K. E. Robinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics. 1637 words.

Gore, William George Arthur Ormsby-, fourth Baron Harlech (1885–1964), politician and banker, was born in Eaton Square, London, on 11 April 1885, the only child of George Ralph Charles...