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Evans, John [pseuds. I. D. Ffraid, Adda Jones] (1814–1875), Welsh scholar and businessman, was born at Tŷ Mawr, Llansanffraid Glan Conwy, on 23 July 1814, the son of David and Grace Evans. His education consisted of two periods, at Abergele in 1824 and at ...

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Farley, James Lewis (1823–1885), banker and writer on the Middle East, only son of Thomas Farley of Meiltran, co. Cavan, was born at Dublin on 9 September 1823. He was destined for the legal profession, and studied at Trinity College, Dublin. His attention, however, was early directed to ...

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Kenrick, Donald Simon (1929–2015), Romani scholar, was born on 6 June 1929 at Tudor House, Newington Green, London, the only child of Mack Emanuel Kenrick (1899–1994), furrier, and his first wife, Gertrude, née Levy (1903–1934). His parents, both Polish Jewish immigrants, had married in ...

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Sir Iain Andrew Noble, third baronet (1935–2010) by unknown photographer image courtesy of Electric Scotland

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Noble, Sir Iain Andrew, third baronet (1935–2010), financier, entrepreneur, and promoter of the Gaelic language, was born Ian Andrew Noble in Berlin on 8 September 1935, the eldest son and eldest of three children of Sir Andrew Napier (Paddy) Noble, second baronet (1904–1987)...

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Schreiber [née Bertie; other married name Guest], Lady Charlotte Elizabeth (1812–1895), translator, businesswoman, and collector, eldest child of Albemarle Bertie, ninth earl of Lindsey (1744–1818), former army general and tory MP for Stamford, and his second wife, Charlotte Susanna Elizabeth, née Layard (1780–1858)...

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Lady Charlotte Elizabeth Schreiber (1812–1895) by William Walker, pubd 1852 (after Richard Buckner) Glamorgan Record Office

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Smith, John Prince- (1809–1874), political economist and translator in Germany, was born in London on 20 January 1809, the son of John Prince Smith (c. 1774–1822), barrister and law reporter. He went with his father on the latter's appointment as second fiscal in ...

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Smith, William (1816–1896), actuary and translator, was born in Liverpool of Scottish parents on 30 December 1816. His father died while he was an infant, and he was brought up in Edinburgh by his maternal grandfather, Robert Cumming, who, though a descendant of ...