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Jacobs, Jacob (1839–1896), wholesale jeweller and politician

Francesca Carnevali.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 798 words.

Jacobs, Jacob (1839–1896), wholesale jeweller and politician, was born at 56 Church Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, on 11 July 1839, the second child of Ephraim Jacobs (1804/5–1862), a...

Ker, James (d. 1768), jeweller and politician

Andrew M. Lang.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; UK Politics. 752 words.

Ker, James (d. 1768), jeweller and politician, was the son of Thomas Ker of Edinburgh, deacon of the corporation and a magistrate of the city, and his wife, Margaret, daughter and coheir of...