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Arnott, Samuel (1852–1930), gardener and politician

John M. Grimshaw.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; UK Politics. 951 words.

Arnott, Samuel (1852–1930), gardener and politician, was born above his father's baker's shop at the corner of Friar's Vennel, Dumfries, on 30 September 1852, the son of John Arnott (d....

Baillie, George, of Jerviswood (1664–1738), landowner and politician

Barbara C. Murison.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 2164 words.

Baillie, George, of Jerviswood (1664–1738), landowner and politician, born on 16 March 1664 at Jerviswood Tower, Lanarkshire, was the eldest child of Robert Baillie (d. 1684) and of his...

Bankes [née Hawtrey], Mary, Lady Bankes (d. 1661), royalist landholder

Barbara Donagan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; British History; Agriculture and Farming. 1554 words.

Bankes [née Hawtrey], Mary, Lady Bankes (d. 1661), royalist landholder, was the only daughter and an heir of Ralph Hawtrey (1570–1638) and his wife, Mary Altham (1578–1647). The Hawtreys...

Barnham, Sir Francis (bap. 1576, d. 1646?), local politician and landowner

Stephen Wright.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1421 words.

Barnham, Sir Francis (bap. 1576, d. 1646?), local politician and landowner, was baptized at Hollingbourne, Kent, on 20 October 1576, the eldest son of Martin Barnham of Hollingbourne...

Basset, Francis, Baron de Dunstanville and first Baron Basset (1757–1835), politician and landowner

Roland Thorne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1476 words.

Basset, Francis, Baron de Dunstanville and first Baron Basset (1757–1835), politician and landowner, was born at Walcot, Oxfordshire, on 9 August 1757, first-born of two sons and five...

Bathurst, Charles, first Viscount Bledisloe (1867–1958), agriculturist and politician

F. M. L. Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; UK Politics. 1966 words.

Bathurst, Charles, first Viscount Bledisloe (1867–1958), agriculturist and politician, was born in London on 21 September 1867, the second but first surviving son of the barrister Charles...

Beckford, Peter (bap. 1643, d. 1710), planter in Jamaica and politician

Richard B. Sheridan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; UK Politics. 1449 words.

Beckford, Peter (bap. 1643, d. 1710), planter in Jamaica and politician, was baptized on 19 November 1643 at St James, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, the son of Peter Beckford, 'a shadowy and...

Blamire, William (1790–1862), farmer and politician

Eric J. Evans.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; UK Politics. 1789 words.

Blamire, William (1790–1862), farmer and politician, was born on 13 April 1790 at The Oaks, near Dalston, Cumberland, the son of William Blamire (1740–1814), yeoman farmer and naval...

Blount, Thomas (1605/6–1678), landowner and local politician

Anita McConnell and Tim Wales.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1609 words.

Blount, Thomas (1605/6–1678), landowner and local politician, was the second son of the six sons and two daughters born to Edward Blount (1559–1618), lawyer and landowner, and his second...

Blundell, Francis Nicholas Joseph (1880–1936), politician and farmer

Brian Whitlock Blundell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; UK Politics. 788 words.

Blundell, Francis Nicholas Joseph (1880–1936), politician and farmer, was born on 16 October 1880 at Altmouth, Alt Road, Hightown, near Liverpool, the first of the three children of Francis...

Browne, Thomas, fourth Viscount Kenmare (1726–1795), landowner and politician

Liam Chambers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; History; History of Agriculture; Religion; Agriculture and Farming. 1966 words.

Browne, Thomas, fourth Viscount Kenmare (1726–1795), landowner and politician, was born in April 1726, probably at Killarney, co. Kerry, the second of four children of Valentine Browne,...

Bruce, Alexander, second earl of Kincardine (c. 1629–1680), landowner and politician

Clare Jackson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1821 words.

Bruce, Alexander, second earl of Kincardine (c. 1629–1680), landowner and politician, was the second son of Sir George Bruce (d. 1643) and his wife, Mary, daughter of Sir John Preston of...

Burke [de Burgh], Ulick, marquess of Clanricarde (1604–1658), landowner and politician

Jane Ohlmeyer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 3061 words.

Burke [de Burgh], Ulick, marquess of Clanricarde (1604–1658), landowner and politician, was the only son of Richard de Burgh, fourth earl of Clanricarde (1572–1635), and his wife, Frances (dnull...

Calhoun, Patrick (1727–1796), politician and landowner

T. F. Henderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 377 words.

Calhoun, Patrick (1727–1796), politician and landowner in America, was born in Donegal into a family of Scottish origin. He emigrated to Pennsylvania with his family in 1733, and several...

Campbell family of Cawdor (per. 1511–1821), highland chiefs, landowners, and politicians

Andrew Mackillop, Jean Munro and R. W. Munro.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 3573 words.

Campbell family of Cawdor (per. 1511–1821), highland chiefs, landowners, and politicians, provide a rare example of a Campbell family based some distance from Argyll which until the end of...

Campbell of Cawdor, Sir Hugh (c. 1639–1716)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 5 words.

See Campbell family of Cawdor

Carington, Charles Robert Wynn- [formerly Charles Robert Carrington], marquess of Lincolnshire (1843–1928), politician and landowner

Andrew Adonis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1408 words.

Carington, Charles Robert Wynn- [formerly Charles Robert Carrington], marquess of Lincolnshire (1843–1928), politician and landowner, was born in Whitehall, London, on 16 May 1843, the...

Carter, Denis Victor, Baron Carter (1932–2006), farmer and politician

Plumb of Coleshill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; UK Politics. 1134 words.

Carter, Denis Victor, Baron Carter (1932–2006), farmer and politician, was born on 17 January 1932 at 39 Hayles Street, Southwark, London, the son of Albert William Carter (d. 1973), tea...

Caulfeild, Toby, first Baron Caulfeild of Charlemont (bap. 1565, d. 1627), soldier, politician, and landowner

R. J. Hunter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1145 words.

Caulfeild, Toby, first Baron Caulfeild of Charlemont (bap. 1565, d. 1627), soldier, politician, and landowner, was baptized on 2 December 1565 at Great Milton, Oxfordshire, a younger son of...

Charlton, Sir Thomas (c. 1417–1465), landowner and speaker of the House of Commons

Hannes Kleineke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming. 1107 words.

Charlton, Sir Thomas (c. 1417–1465), landowner and speaker of the House of Commons, was the son and heir of Sir Thomas Charlton of Hillingdon (d. 1445), landowner and MP, and his wife,...