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Child, Robert (1613–1654), physician and agriculturist, was born in Northfleet, Kent, the son of John Child. His brother Major John Child was commander of a Kentish regiment, and was one of the commissioned officers who took part in the Kentish insurrection of 1648. ...

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Russell, Sir (Edward) John (1872–1965), agricultural scientist, was born on 31 October 1872 in Frampton-on-Severn, the eldest of the nine children of Edward Thomas Russell and his wife, Clara Angel, daughter of Captain Samuel Hallet. His maternal grandfather owned barges and had a wharf in ...

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Sir (Edward) John Russell (1872–1965) by Howard Coster, c. 1940 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Turnor, Christopher Hatton (1873–1940), agricultural and social reformer, was born at Toronto, Canada, on 23 November 1873, the only child of Christopher Hatton Turnor, evangelist, and Alice Margaret, eldest daughter of Hamilton H. Killally, of Toronto; the Turnor family had been wealthy landowners who had lived at ...

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Warder, Joseph (1654/5–1724), writer on bee-keeping, of unknown parentage, was living at Croydon, Surrey, about 1688. He married, on 9 April 1702, Rachel Hammon of Croydon. For over thirty years Warder practised as a physician, being an extra licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians...