Maker: Walter Bird
Black, Sir Cyril Wilson (1902–1991), property developer and politician, was born on 8 April 1902 at 11 Langham Mansions, Kensington, London, one of four sons (three surviving) and two daughters of Robert Wilson Black (1871–1951), property developer, of 11 Langham Mansions, and his wife, ...
A. P. W. Malcomson
Clements, Nathaniel (1705–1777), Treasury official and property developer, was the fifth son of Robert Clements (1664–1722) of Rathkenny, near Cootehill, co. Cavan, a second-generation squire of Cromwellian origins, and Elizabeth (d. 1742), daughter of General Theophilus Sandford of Moyglare, co. Meath. Clements...
Gardiner, Luke, first Viscount Mountjoy (1745–1798), politician and property developer, was born on 7 February 1745, the eldest son of Charles Gardiner (c.1712–1769), landowner and MP, and Florinda Norman (b. 1722). As the scion of a family that had become extremely wealthy as a consequence of shrewd land purchases and urban development on ...
Maker: Charles Turner
D. L. Thomas
revised by H. C. G. Matthew
Madocks, William Alexander (1773–1828), property developer and politician, born in London on 17 June 1773, was the third son of John Madocks of St Andrew's, Holborn, and of Fron Yw in Denbighshire, an eminent chancery barrister, who was MP for the borough of ...
M. J. Rowe and W. H. McBryde
Pulteney [formerly Johnstone], Sir William, fifth baronet (1729–1805), politician and property developer, was born William Johnstone on 19 October 1729 at Westerhall, Dumfriesshire, the third son of Sir James Johnstone MP, third baronet (1697–1772), and the Hon. Barbara Murray (d. 1773)...
Weld, Humphrey (1612–1685), property developer and administrator, was born on 22 January 1612, the second but first surviving son of Sir John Weld (1582–1622) of Arnold's Court, Edmonton, Middlesex, and his wife, Frances (d. 1656), daughter of William Whitmore (d. 1593)...