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Elliott, George Henry (1882–1962), black-face minstrel and music-hall entertainer, was born on 3 November 1882 at the George and Dragon inn, Blackwater Street, Rochdale, Lancashire. His publican father, Henry, was locally well known as a pianist, while his mother, Alice (née Gray)...

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Hague, Samuel [Sam] (1829/30–1901), minstrel show manager, was born in Sheffield. He was apprenticed to a cutler as a boy, and also appeared as a clog dancer in local theatres. In the early 1840s Hague, with two of his brothers, emigrated to the ...