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Beart, Robert (1801–1873), brick and tile manufacturer, was baptized on 6 September 1801 at Welney, on the Isle of Ely, the son of William Beart, a farmer, and his wife, Susanna. Little is known of his upbringing, except that he first followed his father's occupation, but by the 1820s he had moved to ...

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Gunton, George (bap. 1801, d. 1890), brickmaker, was born within the parish of Costessey, 4 miles west of Norwich, and baptized on 8 July 1801 in the Roman Catholic chapel attached to Costessey Hall, the son of John Gunton, and his wife, Elizabeth, ...

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Hill, John Cathles (1857–1915), builder and brick maker, was born in Anderson's Entry, Hawkhill, Dundee, on 12 December 1857, the eldest son of Robert Hill and his wife Eliza, née Cathles. There were six children, three boys (including John) and three girls, one of whom died in infancy. The elder ...

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Stewart, Sir (Percy) Malcolm, first baronet (1872–1951), brick and cement manufacturer, was born at Hastings on 9 May 1872, the fifth of the eight children of Sir Halley Stewart (1838–1937), oil cake and brick manufacturer, and his wife, Jane Elizabeth Atkinson (1833/4–1924). His grandfather the ...

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Sir (Percy) Malcolm Stewart, first baronet (1872–1951) by Bassano, 1932 © National Portrait Gallery, London