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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Mayhew, Henry (1812–87)

Anne Humpherys.

in The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

January 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 2020 words.

Mayhew was born 25 November 1812 in London, and died there 25 July 1887. He was the fourth surviving

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Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

David M. Levy and Sandra R. Peart.

in The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

January 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 679 words.

Dickens was born 7 February 1812 at Landport, Portsea, Hampshire and died 9 June 1870 in London. He is buried

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Barlow, Joel (1754–1812)

Robert Crowden.

in The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 584 words.

Barlow was born in Redding, Connecticut on 24 March 1754, and died at Zarnowiec, Poland on 26 December 1812

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Rickards, George Kettilby (1812–89)

Marjorie Bloy.

in The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

January 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 421 words.

Rickards was born on 24 January 1812 in London. He died suddenly at Hawkley Hurst, Hampshire on 23 September 1889

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Ricardo, John Lewis (1812–62)

Marjorie Bloy.

in The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

January 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 491 words.

Ricardo was born in London in 1812, and died at Lowndes Square, London on 20 August 1862. He

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Kerslake, Thomas (1812–1891), bookseller

J. A. Marchand.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 424 words.

Kerslake, Thomas (1812–1891), bookseller, was born in July 1812 in Exeter, the son of William Kerslake. He was educated in Exeter and married Catherine Morgan of Bath. In 1828 he moved to...

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Nicholson, Joshua (1812–1885), silk manufacturer

Sarah Bush.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 749 words.

Nicholson, Joshua (1812–1885), silk manufacturer, was born on 26 October 1812 at Luddendenfoot near Halifax, Yorkshire, the youngest son of Joshua Nicholson, a builder, and his wife, Rachel...

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Garrett, Newson (1812–1893), maltster and brewer

Christine Clark.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 891 words.

Garrett, Newson (1812–1893), maltster and brewer, was born on 31 July 1812 at Leiston, Suffolk, the third son of Richard Garrett (1779–1837) [see under Garrett family], agricultural...

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Aitken, William (1812?–1869), Chartist and factory reformer

Robert G. Hall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Politics. 1042 words.

Aitken, William (1812?–1869), Chartist and factory reformer, was born in a barrack room near Dunbar, possibly on 2 June 1812, the youngest but one of nine children of Scottish parents,...

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Hibbs, Richard (1812?–1886), writer on poverty

Francis Watt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty. 241 words.

Hibbs, Richard (1812?–1886), writer on poverty, came from Hampshire, and studied at St John's College, Cambridge (of which he was scholar), matriculating in 1837 and proceeding BA in 1841...

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Crossley, John (1812–1879), industrialist and philanthropist

John A. Hargreaves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1693 words.

Crossley, John (1812–1879), industrialist and philanthropist, was born on 16 May 1812 in Halifax, the sixth of the eight children of John Crossley (c. 1772–1837) [see under Crossley,...

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Raikes, Charles (1812–1885), 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. 416 words.

Raikes, Charles (1812–1885), East India Company servant, was born at Theobalds Park, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, on 9 December 1812, the son of Job Matthew Raikes (1767–1833), a merchant,...

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Lemoine, Henry (1756–1812), author and bookseller

David Goldthorpe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literature; Publishing. 826 words.

Lemoine, Henry (1756–1812), author and bookseller, was born on 14 January 1756 in Spitalfields, London, and baptized in the French Huguenot church of La Patente in Brown's Lane,...

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Manesty, Samuel (1758–1812), merchant and diplomat

Robin P. Walsh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1814 words.

Manesty, Samuel (1758–1812), merchant and diplomat, was born on 26 May 1758 and baptized at St Peter's, Liverpool, Lancashire, on 23 June 1758, the eighth son of Joseph Manesty (d. 1771/2),...

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Smith, George Samuel Fereday (1812–1891), industrialist and canal manager

Gerald Crompton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 864 words.

Smith, George Samuel Fereday (1812–1891), industrialist and canal manager, was born on 7 May 1812, at Tipton, Staffordshire, the elder son of the ironmaster Richard Smith (d. 1868), and his...

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Forster, Edward, the elder (1730–1812), merchant and antiquary

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 796 words.

Forster, Edward, the elder (1730–1812), merchant and antiquary, was born on 11 February 1730 in London, eldest of the four sons of Thomas Forster (1698–1743), merchant, and his wife,...

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Jones, Henry James (1812–1891), inventor of self-raising flour

Dolores E. Powell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 806 words.

Jones, Henry James (1812–1891), inventor of self-raising flour, was born in Bristol and baptized there on 23 January 1813 at Broadmead Baptist Church, the youngest son of Robert Jones, a...

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Goldsmid, Henry Edward (1812–1855), East India Company servant

T. C. Hope.

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. 1387 words.

Goldsmid, Henry Edward (1812–1855), East India Company servant, born at Finsbury Square, London, on 9 May 1812, was the second son of Edward Moses (1763–1853), of Upper Harley Street,...

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Edgeworth, Michael Pakenham (1812–1881), botanist and East India Company servant

B. D. Jackson.

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; Botany. 615 words.

Edgeworth, Michael Pakenham (1812–1881), botanist and East India Company servant, was born on 24 May 1812 at Edgeworthstown, co. Longford, Ireland, the youngest in a family of two sons and...

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Maister family (per. 1597–1812), merchants, politicians, and landowners

David Neave.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; History; History of Agriculture. 2972 words.

Maister family (per. 1597–1812), merchants, politicians, and landowners, ran for some 200 years a leading mercantile house in Hull, east Yorkshire. Family members traded chiefly with the...

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