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Elliot, Sir George, first baronetlocked

(1814–1893)

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Elliot, Sir George, first baronet (1814–1893), industrialist and politician, was born in Gateshead on 18 March 1814, the son of Ralph Elliot, pitman, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Henry Braithwaite, of Newcastle upon Tyne. He began work as a pit boy in 1823 at the ...

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