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Baker, Robert (1803–1880), surgeon and factory inspector, was born on 15 August 1803 in York, the second son of John Baker, druggist, of High Ousegate, York, and his wife, Hannah. His career shows many parallels with that of the better-known Charles Turner Thackrah...

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Birtwistle, Thomas (1833–1912), trade unionist and factory inspector, was born at Great Harwood, Lancashire, on 16 October 1833, the son of Jonathan Birtwistle, a calico printer, and Ann Birtwistle, a hand-loom weaver. Put to the hand-loom at the age of six, he became a power-loom weaver when he was fourteen and married a fellow weaver, ...

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Brome, Adam (d. 1332), administrator and first founder of Oriel College, Oxford, was probably the son of Thomas of Brome, who took his name from Brome near Eye in Suffolk; according to the inquisition held after the death of Edmund, earl of Cornwall...

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Browning [née Chadwick], Ethel (1891–1969), toxicologist and factory inspector, was born on 16 March 1891 at 36 Audlam Street, Bury, Lancashire, the daughter of James William Chadwick, cotton spinner, later a gentleman (1916), and sometime managing director of a soap factory, and his wife, ...

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Day, William (1797–1849), assistant poor-law commissioner, was born on 15 December 1797, the eldest of the three children of William Day (d. 1807) and his wife, Susannah (d. 1810), of Montague Street, Bloomsbury, Middlesex. He matriculated at Brasenose College, Oxford, on 28 February 1816, graduated BA in 1820, and subsequently read law at ...

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Deedes, Sir Wyndham Henry (1883–1956), army officer, civil administrator, and social worker, was born on 10 March 1883 at 19 Westbourne Place, Belgravia, London, the second son of Colonel Herbert George Deedes, assistant under-secretary of state for war, and his wife, Rose Eleanor (...

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Sir Wyndham Henry Deedes (1883–1956) by Elliott & Fry, 1944 ? National Portrait Gallery, London

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William Elphinstone (1431–1514) by unknown artist, c.1505 University of Aberdeen

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Elphinstone, William (1431–1514), administrator, bishop of Aberdeen, and founder of the University of Aberdeen, was probably born in Glasgow. His father, also named William, was a younger son of Sir William Elphinstone of Pittendreich, Stirlingshire, but by 1430 had embarked upon an ecclesiastical career and had thereby committed his son to the illegitimate state. The ...

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Fox [Foxe], Richard (1447/8–1528), administrator, bishop of Winchester, and founder of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, was born at Pullocks Manor, Ropsley, near Grantham, Lincolnshire. He gave his age as seventy-nine in April 1527, indicating that he was born in 1447 or 1448.

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Leonard Horner (1785–1864) by unknown artist Heriot-Watt University Archive

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Horner, Leonard (1785–1864), factory inspector, geologist, and educationist, was born on 17 January 1785 at St George's Square, Edinburgh, the third and youngest son of John Horner (d. 1829), a wealthy whig linen merchant, and his wife, Joanna, née Baillie. In his youth his circle of acquaintances included ...

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Legge, Sir Thomas Morison (1863–1932), factory inspector, was born on 6 January 1863 in Hong Kong, the younger son of Reverend James Legge (1815–1897), missionary and Chinese scholar, and his second wife, Hannah Mary Willetts, née Johnstone (1822–1881). He was educated at Dollar Academy, Clackmannanshire...

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Marre [née Gilling], (Romola) Mary, Lady Marre (1920–2005), voluntary worker and public servant, was born on 25 April 1920 at 2 High Street, Chelmsford, Essex, the eldest child in the family of two sons and two daughters of Aubrey John Gilling, bank manager, and his wife, ...

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Marryott, Matthew (bap. 1670, d. 1731/2), workhouse promoter and contractor, was born in Olney, Buckinghamshire, where he was baptized on 18 September 1670, the son of Matthew Marryott. The younger Matthew described himself as a yeoman. He is recorded as the father of two children, ...

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Mason, (Marianne) Harriet (1845–1932), poor-law inspector, was born at 61 York Terrace, Marylebone, Middlesex, on 19 February 1845, the daughter of George William Mason (1819–1891) and his wife, Marianne Atherton, née Mitford. (Frances) Agnes Mason was a younger sister and Arthur James Mason...

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McGregor, Oliver Ross, Baron McGregor of Durris (1921–1997), social scientist and public servant, was born at Durris, Kincardineshire, on 25 August 1921, the only child of William McGregor, farmer, and his wife, Anne Olivia, née Ross. He was educated at Worksop College, Aberdeen University...

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Merewether, Edward Rowland Alworth (1892–1970), factory inspector, was born on 2 March 1892 at 33 Arbour Square, Stepney, London, the only son and eldest of the three children of Alworth Edward Merewether (b. c.1870) later a Royal Navy surgeon, and his wife, ...

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Walter of Merton (c. 1205–1277) seal The British Library

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Merton, Walter of (c. 1205–1277), administrator, bishop of Rochester, and founder of Merton College, Oxford, was the son of William Cook (le Kuk, le Keu) of Basingstoke, Hampshire, and in his early years was known as Walter of Basingstoke. His father, who died ...