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Jennett Humphreys

Reviser: G. E. Mingay

Bakewell, Robert (1725–1795), stock breeder and farmer, was born at Dishley Grange, Dishley (otherwise Dixley), near Loughborough, Leicestershire, on 23 May 1725. His father, also a farmer, had been born at the same place and rented a farm there of 440 acres. About 1755 ...

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Robert Bakewell (1725–1795) by John Boultbee, c. 1788–91 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Ernest Clarke

Reviser: Anne Pimlott Baker

Bates, Thomas (1775–1849), stockbreeder, was born on 21 June 1775 at Matfen, Northumberland, the younger of the two sons of George Bates of Aydon Castle, near Corbridge, Northumberland, and his wife, Diana (d. 1822), daughter of Thomas Moore of Bishop's Castle, Shropshire...

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Blunt [née King], Anne Isabella Noel, suo jure Baroness Wentworth (1837–1917), traveller and breeder of Arab horses, was born on 22 September 1837 in London, the second of the three children, and the only daughter, of William King, first earl of Lovelace...

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Anne Isabella Noel Blunt, suo jure Baroness Wentworth (1837–1917) by unknown photographer [with Kassida] © Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge

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Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen (1840–1922), hedonist, poet, and breeder of Arab horses, was born at Petworth House, Sussex, on 17 August 1840, the second son of the three children of Francis Scawen Blunt (1790–1842) of Crabbet Park, Poundhill, and Newbuildings Place, Southwater, Sussex, and his wife, ...

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Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (1840–1922) by Elliott & Fry © National Portrait Gallery, London

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G. C. Boase

Reviser: Anne Pimlott Baker

Booth, Thomas (c. 1755–1835), stock breeder, was the owner and farmer of the estate of Killerby, near Catterick, Yorkshire, but little is known about his origins. In 1790 he turned his attention to the breeding of shorthorn cattle, selecting his cows from Mr Broader...