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Eden, Sir Frederick Morton, second baronet (1766–1809), insurance company manager and writer on the state of the poor, was born at Ashtead, Surrey, the eldest son of Sir Robert Eden (created a baronet in 1776), governor of Maryland, and grandson of Sir Robert Eden, ...

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Wilson [née Friedeberg; other married name Simon], Harriett Charlotte (1916–2002), sociologist and campaigner against child poverty, was born on 14 September 1916 in Berlin, Germany, the only daughter and younger child of Harold Friedeberg (1877–1958), a wealthy lawyer from a former Prussian court jewellers' family that had converted to Christianity from Judaism in the nineteenth century, and his wife, ...