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Beauclerk [née Mellon; other married name Coutts], Harriot, duchess of St Albans (1777?–1837), actress and banker, was probably born on 11 November 1777, probably the illegitimate daughter of Sarah Mellon, an Irish wardrobe-keeper in Kena's company of strolling players, the lowest level of the theatrical world and regarded in law as rogues and vagabonds. ...

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Carte, Helen [née Susan Helen Couper Black] (1852–1913), businesswoman and theatre manager, was born on 12 May 1852, at Wigtown, Scotland, the second daughter of George Couper (or Cowper) Black (1820–c.1874), procurator fiscal, and his wife, Ellen Barham (1823–1875?). Originally christened ...

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Gatti family (per. 1847–1981), restaurateurs, theatre owners, and entrepreneurs, came to prominence with Carlo Gatti (1817–1878), who was born into a patrician family in the frazione (district) of Marogno in Dongio, Val di Blenio, Ticino, Switzerland, on 27 July 1817, the youngest of four sons and three daughters of ...

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Gye, Frederick, the younger (1810–1878), businessman and opera manager, was born on 18 January 1810, in London, where he was baptized at St Benet Gracechurch on 31 March 1811, at Finchley, Middlesex, the son of Frederick Gye the elder and his wife Sarah Pead ...

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Harwood, Harold Marsh (1874–1959), businessman and theatre manager, was born at Ellesmere Park, Barton, near Manchester, on 29 March 1874, the son of George Harwood (1845–1912), cotton spinner and Liberal MP for Bolton from 1895, and his wife, Alice, née Marsh. The family's fortune was based on the cotton firm of ...

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Henslowe, Philip (c. 1555–1616), theatre financier, was the son of Edmond Henslowe of Lindfield, Sussex, who served as master of the game in Ashdown Forest and Broil Park, and Margaret Ridge who seems to have come from a local family. The family name was originally ...

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Stewart, (Atwell) Roy (1925–2008), actor and businessman, was born in Jamaica on 15 May 1925. He arrived in Liverpool on 2 October 1948 on the Orbita, just a few months after the Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury with the first wave of post-war settlers from the ...