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Aitken, James [alias John the Painter] (1752–1777), radical and arsonist, was born in Edinburgh on 28 September 1752 to George Aitken, a blacksmith, and his wife, Magdalen. The eighth of twelve children, James qualified for admission as an impoverished student to Heriot's Hospital, Edinburgh...

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James Aitken (1752–1777) by unknown engraver, pubd 1777 (after W. Cave) ? Copyright The British Museum

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Ashurst, William Henry [pseud. Edward Search] (bap. 1791?, d. 1855), lawyer and radical, was born in London, and was probably the William Henry Ashurst baptized on 20 March 1791 at St Luke's, Old Street, the son of Brusel Ashurst and his wife, ...

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Baynes, John (1758–1787), lawyer and political reformer, was born in April 1758 (probably on the 6th) at Middleham in Yorkshire, the son of William Baynes of Middleham, who later moved to Embsay Kirk in Craven. After attending school at Bradford under Mr Butler...

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Bentham, Jeremy (1748–1832), philosopher, jurist, and reformer, was born on 4 February 1748 in Church Lane, Houndsditch, London, the eldest of the seven children of Jeremiah Bentham (1712–1792), attorney, and Alicia Woodward Whitehorne (d. 1759), the eldest daughter of Thomas Grove, a mercer of ...

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Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832) by Henry William Pickersgill, 1829 ? National Portrait Gallery, London

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Bingham, Peregrine (bap. 1788, d. 1864), legal writer and reformer, was baptized at Radclive, Buckinghamshire, on 19 April 1788, the eldest son of the Revd Peregrine Bingham (1754–1826) and his wife, Amy, née Bowles. He was educated at Winchester College and at Magdalen College, Oxford...

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Bonney, John Augustus (1763–1813), lawyer and political reformer, was born in London on 16 June 1763, and baptized on 20 June at St James's, Piccadilly, London. He was the youngest of the nine children of Thomas Bonney (1710–1764), rector of St Mary Axe, London...

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John Augustus Bonney (1763–1813) by Peltro William Tomkins, pubd 1794 (after W. White) ? National Portrait Gallery, London

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Bowerman, Elsie Edith (1889–1973), suffragette and lawyer, was born on 18 December 1889 at Barnsbury Lodge, Garden Road, Tunbridge Wells, the only child of William Bowerman (c.1825–1895) and his wife, Edith Martha Barber (1864–1953). She was educated at Wycombe Abbey School...

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Fletcher, Archibald (1746–1828), advocate and political reformer, was born at Pooble in Glenlyon, Perthshire, the first of the six children of Angus Fletcher, a tacksman, and his second wife, Grace M'Naughton. He was educated at the grammar school of Kenmore, Breadalbane, and the high school of ...

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Helliker [Hilliker], Thomas [called the Trowbridge Martyr] (1783–1803), woollen-cloth worker and machine breaker, was the sixth child of Thomas Hilliker (1745–1819) and Elizabeth Ebsworth (1749–1831); he was born at Horningsham, Wiltshire, and baptized there on 17 May 1783. Like his elder brothers ...

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Kyd, Stewart (d. 1811), radical and legal writer, a native of Arbroath, Forfarshire, was educated at Arbroath grammar school and, from the age of fourteen, at King's College, Aberdeen. Abandoning a design of entering the church, he settled in London, and was called to the bar from the ...

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Kydd, Samuel McGowan (1815–1892), Chartist and barrister, was born on 22 February 1815 in Arbroath, Forfarshire, the second son of James Kydd, a currier. He first came to public attention in 1837 in York when he issued a pamphlet which contributed to a national debate about joint-stock banks; his arguments that such banks should issue paper money were an early indication of a deep interest in financial and economic matters. ...

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Ludd, Ned (fl. 1811–1816), mythical machine-breaker, was the name signed by the authors of letters threatening the destruction of knitting frames. Luddism emerged initially in the small villages of Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire (the address affixed to some of the letters was Sherwood Forest...

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Mellor, George (c. 1790–1813), machine breaker and assassin, lived at Longroyd Bridge, Huddersfield, where he was employed by his stepfather, John Wood. His parentage is unknown as are the exact date and place of his birth, but he is presumed to have been born in ...

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Anna Gillies Macdonald Munro (1881–1962) by unknown photographer ? Glasgow Museums

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Munro [married name Munro-Ashman], Anna Gillies Macdonald (1881–1962), campaigner for women's suffrage and magistrate, was born at 32 Gladstone Street, Glasgow, on 4 October 1881, the elder daughter of Evan Macdonald Munro (c.1854–1913), schoolmaster of Edinburgh, and his wife, Margaret Ann MacVean (1858–1892)...

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Roberts, William Prowting (1806–1871), lawyer and Chartist, was born in Chelmsford, Essex, on 11 December 1806, the fifth and youngest son of Thomas Roberts (1757–1829), vicar of Chelmsford and headmaster of the local grammar school. His mother was a daughter of William Prowting...

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William Alexander Robson (1895–1980) by Elliott & Fry, 1963 ? National Portrait Gallery, London