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Christie, James (1773–1831), antiquary and auctioneer, eldest son of James Christie (1730–1803), was born in Pall Mall in 1773. He was educated at Eton College and was intended for the church, but joined the family firm and directed it after his father's death in 1803. In addition to an active life as an auctioneer, ...

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Driver, Robert Collier (1816–1897), surveyor and auctioneer, was born on 28 August 1816, one of the five sons of Charles Burrell Driver (1788–1852), of Cornhill, City of London, stationer, and his wife, Ann Manning. He was educated at a school in Epping, and in 1832 he was articled to ...

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Evans, Robert Harding (1777–1857), bookseller and auctioneer, was born on 6 December 1777 in Westminster, the son of Thomas Evans (1742–1784), a bookseller in the Strand, and his wife, Ann. He entered Westminster School in 1788, and was afterwards apprenticed to Thomas Payne...

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Greenwood, John (1727–1792), portrait painter and auctioneer, was born on 7 December 1727 in Boston, Massachusetts, and baptized on 10 December in the Old North Church, Boston, the son of Samuel Greenwood (1690–1742), a Harvard graduate (1709) and merchant, and his second wife, ...

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Langford, Abraham (1711–1774), auctioneer, was born in the parish of St Paul, Covent Garden, London, of unknown parentage. As a young man he began to write for the stage, his first published piece being an ‘entertainment’ called The Judgment of Paris, produced in 1730. His ballad opera entitled ...

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Robins, George Henry (1777–1847), auctioneer, was born in London on 29 May 1777, the eldest of four surviving children of Henry Robins (1753–1821) of Oxenton, Gloucestershire, and Ann Marless (1746–1820). In 1790 his father and uncle, John Robins (1766–1821), set up as auctioneers in ...

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