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Benjamin Aislabie (1774–1842) by Henry Edward Dawe © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Aislabie, Benjamin (1774–1842), wine merchant and cricket administrator, was born on 14 January 1774 in Newington Green, Middlesex, the third son, and sixth and last child, of Rawson Aislabie, soap and wine merchant of Newington Green, and his wife, Frances Rayson, of Dunham, Nottinghamshire...

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Houlding, John (1833?–1902), brewer and football club sponsor, was born in Tenterden Street, off Scotland Road, Liverpool, probably in 1833, the year his father, Thomas Houlding, established himself there as a cow keeper and dairyman. His parents came from Lancashire farming stock....

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Lo, Kenneth Hsiao Chien [Lo Xiaojan] (1913–1995), restaurateur and tennis player, was born on 12 September 1913 in Fuzhou, southern China, the second of the three sons of Lo Tsung Hien (Lo Zong Xian), a diplomatist, and his wife, Wei Ying...

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Kenneth Hsiao Chien Lo (1913–1995) by Graham Wood, 1975 Getty Images – Graham Wood

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Prest, William (1830–1885), football administrator and wine merchant, was born in York, probably on 1 April 1830, one of five sons of John Prest, a successful merchant in the city, and his wife, Arabella. He attended private schools in York from c.1840 to 1848. His father bought ...

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Stewart, William Clouston (1832–1872), tea merchant and writer on fishing, was born on 3 June 1832 at Smith's Place, Leith, Edinburgh, the third of four children of William Stewart (1798–1873), a tea merchant originally from Orkney, and his first wife, Jean (1795–1841), daughter of the ...