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Harriott, John (1745–1817), magistrate and a founder of the Thames police

Ruth Paley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1247 words.

Harriott, John (1745–1817), magistrate and a founder of the Thames police, was born on 14 June 1745 at Broomhills, Great Stambridge, Essex. His father was a seafarer whose forebears had...

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Pryke, Sir (William Robert) Dudley

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 113 words.

2nd Bt cr 1926

Born 5 March 1882; s of Sir William Pryke, 1st Bt, and Marguerite Harriott (d 1925), d of Robert Stiles, St John’s Wood, NW; ...

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Pryke, Sir William Robert

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 119 words.

1st Bt cr 1926; Kt 1921

Born 15 March 1847; s of Richard Reeve Pryke, Bury St Edmunds; m 1878, Marguerite Harriott (d 1925), d of Robert Stiles, St John’s Wood, NW;...

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Reay, Rev. Canon Thomas Osmotherley

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 149 words.

VD; MA Oxon

Born 24 Jan. 1834; 5th s of John and Jane Reay of The Gill, Bromfield, Cumberland; m 1871, Alice Julia Harriott, e d of late John Borradaile,...

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Palmer, Ven. Joseph John Beauchamp

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 148 words.

MA

Born Wells, Somerset, 10 Feb. 1866; e s of late Rev. Joseph Palmer, Rector of West Camel, Somersets, and Elizabeth Harriott Wood, d of late John...

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Watson, Rev. Herbert Armstrong

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 182 words.

DD

Born 1860; s of John Christian and Sarah Rebecca Watson; m 1888, Helen Harriott (novelist) (d 1934), d of Richard C. Rogers, of the Admiralty, Devonport,...

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Harriott, George Moss

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 150 words.

CSI 1911; CIE 1900

Born 11 July 1858; s of late John Thompson Harriott of Ormskirk, Lancashire; m 1891, Charlotte Mary, e d of Col J. W. MacDougall, ISC;...

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Smythe, Pat(rick)

Nevil Skrimshire.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 386 words.

(b Edinburgh, May 2, 1923; d London, May 6, 1983). Scottish pianist. While studying to become a lawyer he spent a period in London in the late 1950s and played in clubs with musicians...

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Bloomfield, John Arthur Douglas, second Baron Bloomfield and first Baron Bloomfield of Ciamhaltha (1802–1879), diplomatist

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 422 words.

Bloomfield, John Arthur Douglas, second Baron Bloomfield and first Baron Bloomfield of Ciamhaltha (1802–1879), diplomatist, was the son of Benjamin Bloomfield, first Baron Bloomfield...

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Thompson, Charles Thurston (1816–1868), photographer

Anthony J. Hamber.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 1018 words.

Thompson, Charles Thurston (1816–1868), photographer, was born on 28 July 1816, the second son of the wood-engraver John Thompson (1785–1866) and his wife, Harriott Eaton. The outstanding...

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Garrick, Michael

Mark Gilbert.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 672 words.

(b Enfield, England, May 30, 1933). English pianist, organist, composer, and educator. He studied literature at London University and in the late 1950s led a trio and a quartet; from...

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Green, Dave

Nevil Skrimshire and Barry Kernfeld.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 450 words.

[David John ]

(b Edgware, England, March 5, 1942). English double bass player. Self-taught, he began playing professionally in 1963, when he joined a quintet led by Don...

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South, Harry

Digby Fairweather, Simon Adams, Ken Rattenbury and Barry Kernfeld.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 366 words.

[Henry Percy ]

(b London, Sept 7, 1929; d London, March 12, 1990). English pianist, arranger, and composer. He started on drums in 1943, but gave up the instrument on being...

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Spring, Bryan

Digby Fairweather.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 253 words.

(b London, Aug 24, 1945). English drummer. He took up drums at the age of six and was largely self-taught, though he later studied with Philly Joe Jones. In the early 1960s he worked...

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Falana, Mike

Val Wilmer.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 400 words.

[Michael Babalola ]

(b Lagos, Nigeria, 1941; d Lagos, c1995). Nigerian trumpeter. In Lagos, where his father conducted the police regimental band, he performed with highlife...

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Tyndale, George

Val Wilmer.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 308 words.

(Sybornia) [Sky]

(b Manchester, Jamaica, June 15, 1913; d Dorking, England, Dec 4, 1991). Jamaican tenor saxophonist and clarinetist. He started on clarinet and worked in...

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Carr, Ian

Stan Britt.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 738 words.

(b Dumfries, Scotland, April 21, 1933; d London, Feb 25, 2009). English trumpeter, flugelhorn player, bandleader, composer, writer, and teacher, brother of Mike Carr. His mother played...

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Barber (Donald), Chris(topher)

Charles Fox and Digby Fairweather.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 403 words.

(b Welwyn Garden City, April 17, 1930). English jazz trombonist, arranger and bandleader. He studied the trombone and the double bass at the GSM in London, and formed his first...

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Musicians, Black, in Great Britain and the Age of Jazz

Val Wilmer.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3071 words.

Instrumentalists, singers, and dancers of Africa and African descent have played an important role in British social and cultural life since the eighteenth century and possibly before,...

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