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Burdon, Rowland (1756–1838), politician, banker, and businessman

Gillian Cookson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; UK Politics. 1474 words.

Burdon, Rowland (1756–1838), politician, banker, and businessman, was born on 28 December 1756 in Newcastle upon Tyne, the only child of Rowland Burdon (1724–1786) and his wife,...

Monson, Sir John, second baronet (1599–1683), politician and financier of fen drainage

Bertha Porter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming; Social and Cultural History. 1417 words.

Monson, Sir John, second baronet (1599–1683), politician and financier of fen drainage, was born in St Sepulchre, London, the eldest son of Sir Thomas Monson, first baronet (1563/4–1641),...

Ramsden, Sir James (1822–1896), civil engineer and civic leader

Aidan C. J. Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 1020 words.

Ramsden, Sir James (1822–1896), civil engineer and civic leader, was probably born on 25 February 1822, at Bolton, Lancashire, and was baptized there on 31 March 1822, one of several...

Webb, Francis William (1836–1906), civil engineer and local politician

W. F. Spear.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 1070 words.

Webb, Francis William (1836–1906), civil engineer and local politician, was born at Tixall rectory, Staffordshire, on 21 May 1836, the second son of William Webb (1806/7–1883), rector of...