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Edward Backwell (c. 1619–1683) by unknown engraver, pubd 1797 © Copyright The British Museum

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Backwell, Edward (c. 1619–1683), goldsmith and banker, the son of Barnaby Backwell of Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, a yeoman, was apprenticed in 1635 to Thomas Vyner, a leading goldsmith. He became free of the Goldsmiths' Company in 1651, of which he was to be prime warden in 1660....

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Sir Francis Child the elder (1641/22–1713) by unknown artist © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Child, Sir Francis, the elder (1641/2–1713), goldsmith and banker, was baptized on 14 December 1642, the sixth son of Robert Child, clothier of Heddington, near Devizes, Wiltshire, and his wife, Jane. He had eight brothers and two sisters. On 6 March 1657 Child...

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Drummond, Andrew (1688–1769), goldsmith and banker, was born at Machany, Perthshire, the great-great-grandson of James Drummond, first Lord Maderty, and the son of Sir John Drummond (d. 1707) and his wife, Margaret, the daughter of Sir William Stewart of Innernytie. Little is known of his early life, though he had four elder brothers, of whom only ...

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Foulis, Thomas (c. 1560–1628), goldsmith, financier, and mining entrepreneur, was a younger son of Henry Foulis of Colinton (d. 1571), an advocate, and his wife, Margaret Haldane (fl. 1545–1560). He became a goldsmith of Edinburgh in 1581, after an apprenticeship to the wealthy ...