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Blincoe, Robert (c. 1792–1860), factory apprentice, was a parish orphan who knew neither parent, did not know his place of birth, and was uncertain even about his name. Between the ages of four and seven he was brought up in St Pancras workhouse, London...

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Kem, Joseph [Teddy] (bap. 1700, d. 1780), miser and farmer-weaver, was baptized on 14 May 1700 at Wolvey, Warwickshire, the younger son of Joseph Kem (c.1680–c.1730), butcher, and his wife, Frances (c.1680–1731). He was the great-great-grandson of ...

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See Nash, Richard [known as Beau Nash]

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See Shakespeare, William

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Strutt [née Woollat], Elizabeth (1729–1774), wife and business associate of Jedediah Strutt, was born at Findern, near Derby, of an established family. The Woollats were members of the Findern congregation of Ebenezer Latham (1688?–1754), then proprietor of a large nonconformist academy, and they may have boarded its pupils; certainly in the early 1740s they provided lodgings for ...

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Taylor, Theodore Cooke (1850–1952), woollen manufacturer and politician, was born at New Hall, Carlinghow, Batley, West Riding of Yorkshire, on 3 August 1850, the eldest son of Joshua Taylor (1821–1879), cloth manufacturer, and his wife, Alice (d. 1860), daughter of Samuel Cooke...