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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

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]

Seccombe, Lawrence Henry (1877–1954), banker and bill broker

Gordon Fletcher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Business Finance. 1039 words.

Seccombe, Lawrence Henry (1877–1954), banker and bill broker, was born on 1 June 1877 at Terrington Lodge, Terrington St Clement, Norfolk, the second son of Dr John Thomas Seccombe...

Pimm, James (1798–1866), caterer and inventor of the Pimm's cocktail

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 448 words.

Pimm, James (1798–1866), caterer and inventor of the Pimm's cocktail, was born on 9 November 1798, the fifth of twelve children of James Norris Pimm (1769–1848), a yeoman farmer of...

Bewley, Joshua (1819–1900), tea and coffee merchant

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 683 words.

Bewley, Joshua (1819–1900), tea and coffee merchant, was born on 19 January 1819, the youngest child in the family of thirteen children of Samuel Bewley (1764–1837), silk merchant, of...

Bell, John Gray (1823–1866), bookseller

Louis Stott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 313 words.

Bell, John Gray (1823–1866), bookseller, was born at Newcastle upon Tyne on 21 September 1823, the sixth son of the fourteen children of Thomas Bell (1785–1860), surveyor and bibliophile,...

Blackwell, Sir Basil Henry (1889–1984), bookseller and publisher

John Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 1147 words.

Blackwell, Sir Basil Henry (1889–1984), bookseller and publisher, was born on 29 May 1889, at Blackwell's bookshop, 51 Broad Street, Oxford, the only son and younger child of Benjamin Henry...

Whiteley, William (1831–1907), department store owner

Gareth Shaw.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1148 words.

Whiteley, William (1831–1907), department store owner, was born on 29 September 1831 at Agbrigg, near Wakefield, the youngest of four sons of William Whiteley, corn merchant, and his wife,...

Cazalet, Edward (1827–1883), merchant and industrialist

A. C. Howe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1138 words.

Cazalet, Edward (1827–1883), merchant and industrialist, was born on 9 November 1827 at Brighton, the youngest of the seven children of Peter Clement Cazalet (1785–1859), merchant and...

Herdman, James (1809–1901), flax-spinning mill proprietor

Brenda Collins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1248 words.

Herdman, James (1809–1901), flax-spinning mill proprietor, was born at 15 Mill Street, Smithfield, Belfast, in 1809, the eldest child of the three sons and one daughter, Eliza, of James...

Dronfield, William (1826–1894), trade unionist

D. E. Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1152 words.

Dronfield, William (1826–1894), trade unionist, was, according to local obituary notices, born in Sheffield in April 1826, the son of Andrew Dronfield, a gardener, and apprenticed to the...

Morgan, Sir William (1829–1883), merchant and politician in Australia

A. G. L. Shaw.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics. 507 words.

Morgan, Sir William (1829–1883), merchant and politician in Australia, the son of George Morgan, farmer, and his wife, Sarah, née Horne, was born on 12 September 1829 at Wilshamstead, near...

Allis, Edward Phelps

Terry S. Reynolds.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1167 words.

Allis, Edward Phelps (12 May 1824–01 April 1889), manufacturer, was born in Cazevonia, New York, the son of Jere Allis, a hatter and furrier, and Mary White. Educated at Cazevonia Academy,...

Lewis, Augusta

Sandra Opdycke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1676 words.

Lewis, Augusta (1848–14 September 1920), journalist and labor leader, was born in New York City, the daughter of Charles Lewis and Elizabeth Rowe, occupations unknown. Having lost both her...

Ames, Nathan Peabody

Samuel Willard Crompton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Business and Management. 765 words.

Ames, Nathan Peabody (01 September 1803–03 April 1847), manufacturer and entrepreneur, was born in Dracut (now Lowell), Massachusetts, the son of Nathan Peabody Ames, a cutlery and edge...

Drury, Victor S.

Robert E. Weir.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1371 words.

Drury, Victor S. (24 February 1825–21 January 1918), labor leader and political radical, was born in France. Little is known of his life before he participated in the overthrow of...