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Henderson, George (1783–1855), army officer and railway company director, son of Captain Henderson of the 4th regiment, was born on 4 June 1783 at Newton, his father's property, on the banks of the Dee, Aberdeenshire. After attending the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, he was commissioned in the ...


Marindin, Sir Francis Arthur (1838–1900), soldier, railway inspector, and football administrator, was born in Weymouth, Dorset, on 1 May 1838. Of Huguenot descent, he was the second son of the Revd Samuel Marindin (1807–1852), originally from Chesterton in Shropshire, and his wife, Isabella...


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Yolland, William (1810–1885), army officer and railway inspector, youngest surviving son of John Yolland, agent to the first earl of Morley, and his wife, Priscilla, was born at Merryfield, Plympton St Mary, Devon, on 17 March 1810. Educated at Trueman's mathematical school at ...