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Hughes, Hugh [pseud. Cristion] (1790–1863), painter and engraver, was born at Pwll-y-gwichiad, near Llandudno. He was the son of Thomas Hughes and his wife, Jane Williams, and was baptized at Llandudno on 20 February 1790. His parents died while he was young and he was educated by his maternal grandfather, ...

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John Linnell (1792–1882) self-portrait, c. 1860 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Linnell, John (1792–1882), landscape and portrait painter, was born on 16 June 1792 in Plum Tree Street, Bloomsbury, London, the fourth and youngest child of James Linnell (1759–1836), woodcarver, framemaker, and picture dealer, and his wife, Mary Susannah, née Welshman (d. 1825)...

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Maugham [née Barnardo; other married name Wellcome], (Gwendoline Maud) Syrie (1879–1955), interior decorator, was born on 10 July 1879 at The Cedars, Banbury Road, Hackney, London, the eldest daughter and third of seven children of Thomas John Barnardo (1845–1905), medical doctor and philanthropist, and ...

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(Gwendoline Maud) Syrie Maugham (1879–1955) by Nitscher Wellcome Library, London

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Maw, John Hornby (1800–1885), entrepreneur and artist, was born on 12 April 1800 at Ferry, in Lincolnshire, the eldest of four children of George Maw (1770–1834), a local farmer, and his wife, Ann, née Hornby (1769–1828). His parents married in 1799. In 1807 they and their (then) three children moved from ...

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Skipper, George John (1856–1948), architect, was born on 6 August 1856 at Back Lane, East Dereham, Norfolk, the second of the five sons of Robert Skipper (1824–1904), builder, and his first wife, Elizabeth, née Wilemer (1824–1862), daughter of Richard Wilemer, grocer and later farmer, of ...