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Abney, Sir Thomas (1639/40–1722), merchant and mayor of London

Gary S. De Krey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1557 words.

Abney, Sir Thomas (1639/40–1722), merchant and mayor of London, was born at Willesley, Derbyshire, the youngest of four sons of James Abney, landowner, and Jane Mainwaring (d. after 1640)....

Aubrey, Andrew (d. 1356), merchant and mayor of London

Pamela Nightingale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1028 words.

Aubrey, Andrew (d. 1356), merchant and mayor of London, was the son of Roger and Denise Aubrey. It is likely that he was born in London since he did not mention a provincial parish in his...

Baker, Robert (1803–1880), surgeon and factory inspector

Margaret Pelling.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Surgery. 598 words.

Baker, Robert (1803–1880), surgeon and factory inspector, was born on 15 August 1803 in York, the second son of John Baker, druggist, of High Ousegate, York, and his wife, Hannah. His...

Bertram, Walter (d. 1495/6), merchant and provost of Edinburgh

Roland J. Tanner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 450 words.

Bertram, Walter (d. 1495/6), merchant and provost of Edinburgh, is first recorded in 1464. He received payments for expensive cloth sold to James III in 1473 and by 1477 was clearly...

Birtwistle, Thomas (1833–1912), trade unionist and factory inspector

Duncan Bythell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1154 words.

Birtwistle, Thomas (1833–1912), trade unionist and factory inspector, was born at Great Harwood, Lancashire, on 16 October 1833, the son of Jonathan Birtwistle, a calico printer, and Ann...

Bludworth, Sir Thomas (b. in or before 1623, d. 1682), merchant and mayor of London

Carol Hartley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 2371 words.

Bludworth, Sir Thomas (b. in or before 1623, d. 1682), merchant and mayor of London, was born in London, the second surviving son of John Bludworth (bap. 1580, d. 1648), master of the...

Brembre, Sir Nicholas (d. 1388), merchant and mayor of London

Andrew Prescott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 2288 words.

Brembre, Sir Nicholas (d. 1388), merchant and mayor of London, is of unknown origins, though he may have been related to Sir Thomas Brembre, or Bramber, a wealthy and well-connected royal...

Browning [née Chadwick], Ethel (1891–1969), toxicologist and factory inspector

P. W. J. Bartrip.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Pathology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1068 words.

Browning [née Chadwick], Ethel (1891–1969), toxicologist and factory inspector, was born on 16 March 1891 at 36 Audlam Street, Bury, Lancashire, the daughter of James William Chadwick,...

Buchanan, Andrew (1690–1759), merchant and lord provost of Glasgow

Iain F. Russell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 601 words.

Buchanan, Andrew (1690–1759), merchant and lord provost of Glasgow, was born on 29 January 1690 in Glasgow, the second of four sons of George Buchanan, maltster, and Mary Maxwell.

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Buckland, Richard (d. 1436), merchant and administrator

Susan Rose.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1236 words.

Buckland, Richard (d. 1436), merchant and administrator, was a member of the Fishmongers' Company in the city of London and treasurer of Calais. The names of his parents are unknown,...

Bukerel, Andrew (d. 1237), merchant and mayor of London

Ian Stone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1445 words.

Bukerel, Andrew (d. 1237), merchant and mayor of London, was born into a prominent London family; there is no evidence to support claims that the family originated in either Devon or Italy....

Campbell, James Duncan (1833–1907), customs official

Robert Bickers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1230 words.

Campbell, James Duncan (1833–1907), customs official, was born on 9 February 1833 at 7 Warriston Crescent, Edinburgh, the first child of Major Robert Campbell (1799–1874), of Craignish,...

Cannon, John (1684–1743), excise official and autobiographer

Tim Hitchcock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Biographical Studies. 777 words.

Cannon, John (1684–1743), excise official and autobiographer, was born on 28 March 1684, the third but eldest surviving child of John Cannon (b. 1648), smallholder and butcher, and his...

Chigwell, Hamo [formerly Hamond Dene] (d. 1332), merchant and mayor of London

Elspeth Veale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1156 words.

Chigwell, Hamo [formerly Hamond Dene] (d. 1332), merchant and mayor of London, was born Hamond Dene, the son of Thomas and Cecilia Dene; like Richard Chigwell, from whom he inherited a life...

Citrine, Walter McLennan, first Baron Citrine (1887–1983), trade unionist and public servant

Tom Buchanan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 2370 words.

Citrine, Walter McLennan, first Baron Citrine (1887–1983), trade unionist and public servant, was born on 22 August 1887 in Liverpool, the second of three sons and third of five children of...

Clark, Alexander, of Balbirnie (d. 1591), merchant and provost of Edinburgh

Michael Lynch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1749 words.

Clark, Alexander, of Balbirnie (d. 1591), merchant and provost of Edinburgh, is of unknown origins. He was in the service of and related by marriage to Henry Balnaves, a former royal...

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...

Clopton, Hugh (c. 1440–1496), merchant, mayor of London, and civil benefactor

M. R. Macdonald.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 905 words.

Clopton, Hugh (c. 1440–1496), merchant, mayor of London, and civil benefactor, was the younger son of John and Agnes Clopton, of Clopton, near Stratford upon Avon, where the family had been...

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...

Colet, Sir Henry (c. 1430–1505), merchant and mayor of London

Anne F. Sutton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 690 words.

Colet, Sir Henry (c. 1430–1505), merchant and mayor of London, was a younger son of Robert Colet of The Hale, Wendover, Buckinghamshire. He was apprenticed in 1446 to John Colet, mercer of...