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Jarrin, William Alexis [Guglielmo Alexis] (1784–1848), confectioner and author

Laura Mason.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literature. 903 words.

Jarrin, William Alexis [Guglielmo Alexis] (1784–1848), confectioner and author, was born in Colorno, near Parma, in northern Italy, on 25 March 1784, the son of William Alexis Jarrin,...

Baring, Alexander, first Baron Ashburton (1773–1848), merchant and banker

John Orbell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 3479 words.

Baring, Alexander, first Baron Ashburton (1773–1848), merchant and banker, was born on 27 October 1773 (the frequently cited date of 1784 is incorrect) in Mincing Lane, London, the second...

Agnew, Patrick Alexander Vans (1822–1848), East India Company servant

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 594 words.

Agnew, Patrick Alexander Vans (1822–1848), East India Company servant, was born at Raipur in Chhattisgarh in central India on 21 April 1822, the second son of Patrick Vans Agnew...

Bonsor, Sir (Henry) Cosmo Orme, first baronet (1848–1929), brewer and railway manager

Terry Gourvish.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 894 words.

Bonsor, Sir (Henry) Cosmo Orme, first baronet (1848–1929), brewer and railway manager, was born on 2 September 1848 at Great Bookham, near Dorking, Surrey. He was the son of Joseph Bonsor...

Becher, John Thomas (1770–1848), Church of England clergyman and poor-law reformer

M. J. D. Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 884 words.

Becher, John Thomas (1770–1848), Church of England clergyman and poor-law reformer, was born in Cork, the son of Michael Becher. Educated at Westminster School, he proceeded to Christ...

Stuart, John Crichton-, second marquess of Bute (1793–1848), landowner and industrialist

John Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1002 words.

Stuart, John Crichton-, second marquess of Bute (1793–1848), landowner and industrialist, was born on 10 August 1793 at Dumfries House, Ayrshire, the eldest son (there were no daughters) of...

Brown, Richard (1765–1848)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 3 words.

See Brown, Richard

Monteith, Henry (1765–1848)

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. 3 words.

See Monteith, Robert

Astor, John Jacob (1763–1848)

David Charles Lewis and Morgen Witzel.

in The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 705 words.

Astor was born in Waldorf, near Heidelberg, in the German state of Baden on 17 July 1763. He died

Becher, John Thomas (1769/70–1848)

Julie O’Neill.

in The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

January 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 644 words.

John Thomas Becher was born in Ireland in 1769/70, the son of the Rev. Michael Bêcher. He lived in Nottinghamshire

Evolutionary social progress, 1762–1848

John Toye.

in The Many Faces of Socioeconomic Change

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 6845 words.

Early travellers’ accounts of the lifestyles of native Americans inspired Adam Smith to create the first model of human socioeconomic progress. Each of the four stages of progressive change...

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Parsons, Albert (1848–1887)

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History. 580 words.

Albert Parsons gained fame and notoriety as a leader among socialists and anarchists in late nineteenth-century Chicago. Parsons was among

Astor, John Jacob (1763–1848)

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History. 304 words.

fur trader, real estate developer, and financier. Born in Germany, Astor immigrated to the United States in 1783. A

Harriman, E. H. (1848–1909)

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History. 307 words.

Born in Hempstead, New York, Edward Henry Harriman began his business career as a Wall Street stockbroker but soon became

Tetley, Charles Francis (1848–1934)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

See Tetley, Joshua

Gamble, Josias Christopher (1775–1848), chemical manufacturer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 6 words.

See Gamble, Sir David, first baronet

Cranston, Stuart (1848–1921), tea dealer and tea-room proprietor

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 8 words.

See Cranston [married name Cochrane], Catherine [Kate]

Gray, Sir Walter (1848–1918), property speculator and local politician

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Banking; Business and Management. 5 words.

See Gray, Francis James [Frank]

Henry Hardinge Samuel Cunynghame

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(1848–1935)

Cunynghame was born on 8 July 1848 at Penshurst, Kent. He died at Eastbourne at the age of 86 on 3 May 1935. He was descended from the ancient ...

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Chicago Board of Trade

John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 86 words.

A leading futures and options on futures exchange that was founded in 1848. The original purpose was to help