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Black, Sir Cyril Wilson (1902–1991), property developer and politician

Patrick Cosgrave.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction; UK Politics. 954 words.

Black, Sir Cyril Wilson (1902–1991), property developer and politician, was born on 8 April 1902 at 11 Langham Mansions, Kensington, London, one of four sons (three surviving) and two...

Clements, Nathaniel (1705–1777), Treasury official and property developer

A. P. W. Malcomson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 3318 words.

Clements, Nathaniel (1705–1777), Treasury official and property developer, was the fifth son of Robert Clements (1664–1722) of Rathkenny, near Cootehill, co. Cavan, a second-generation...

Gardiner, Luke, first Viscount Mountjoy (1745–1798), politician and property developer

James Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction; UK Politics. 1604 words.

Gardiner, Luke, first Viscount Mountjoy (1745–1798), politician and property developer, was born on 7 February 1745, the eldest son of Charles Gardiner (c.1712–1769), landowner and MP, and...

Lucraft, Benjamin (1809–1897), cabinet-maker and political activist

Paul Thomas Murphy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 1520 words.

Lucraft, Benjamin (1809–1897), cabinet-maker and political activist, was born in or near Exeter, Devon, on 28 November 1809, the second son of the eleven children of Benjamin Lucraft and...

Madocks, William Alexander (1773–1828), property developer and politician

D. L. Thomas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction; UK Politics. 661 words.

Madocks, William Alexander (1773–1828), property developer and politician, born in London on 17 June 1773, was the third son of John Madocks of St Andrew's, Holborn, and of Fron Yw in...

Payne, William (1717/18–1782), carpenter and constable

Joanna Innes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 1545 words.

Payne, William (1717/18–1782), carpenter and constable, was probably born in London; details of his parents and background are unknown. He is now best remembered for his activities from the...

Pulteney [formerly Johnstone], Sir William, fifth baronet (1729–1805), politician and property developer

M. J. Rowe and W. H. McBryde.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction; UK Politics. 1741 words.

Pulteney [formerly Johnstone], Sir William, fifth baronet (1729–1805), politician and property developer, was born William Johnstone on 19 October 1729 at Westerhall, Dumfriesshire, the...

Steer, Bartholomew (bap. 1568, d. 1597?), carpenter and rebel

John Walter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Architecture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 741 words.

Steer, Bartholomew (bap. 1568, d. 1597?), carpenter and rebel, was baptized on 25 July 1568 at Hampton Poyle, Oxfordshire, the son of John Steer (d. 1616) and his wife, Mary (d. 1579)....

Stubbs, Walter Roscoe

Sondra Van Meter McCoy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1131 words.

Stubbs, Walter Roscoe (07 November 1858–25 March 1929), contractor and governor of Kansas, was born near Richmond, Indiana, the son of John T. Stubbs and Esther Bailey, farmers. He moved...

Weld, Humphrey (1612–1685), property developer and administrator

Roderick Clayton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1104 words.

Weld, Humphrey (1612–1685), property developer and administrator, was born on 22 January 1612, the second but first surviving son of Sir John Weld (1582–1622) of Arnold's Court, Edmonton,...