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Ashworth [married name Jewill-Rogers], Mary Howard [May] (1863–1928), businesswoman and official typist to the houses of parliament, was born in the vicarage at Holme Abbey, Cumberland, on 10 February 1863, the eldest of seven children of Arthur Ashworth (1834–1874), vicar of Holme Cultram...

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Durant, Henry William (1902–1982), opinion pollster and market researcher, was born at 42 Drummond Road, Bermondsey, London, on 23 October 1902, the first son and second of the five children of Henry William Durant (1870–1913), general warehouseman and later a foreman in a grain mill, and his wife, ...

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Freame, John (1665–1745), banker and lobbyist, was probably the second son in the family of at least three children of Robert Freame, a Gloucestershire clothier. In 1681 his father was one of the 'first purchasers' of Pennsylvania and some members of the Quaker ...

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Griffiths, Sir (Ernest) Roy (1926–1994), businessman and government adviser, was born on 8 July 1926 in Staffordshire, the son of Ernest Griffiths, miner, and his wife, Florence, a teacher. Both his grandfathers were miners. He attended Wolstanton grammar school and won a scholarship to ...

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Hart, David (1944–2011), businessman and political adviser, was born at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London, on 4 February 1944, the elder son of Louis Albert (Boy) Hart (1905–1978), solicitor and later chairman of the Henry Ansbacher merchant bank, of the Old Rectory, Hoggeston, Buckinghamshire...

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Hoskyns, Sir John Austin Hungerford Leigh (1927–2014), soldier, businessman, and political adviser, was born at Farnborough Park Nursing Home, Farnborough, Hampshire, on 23 August 1927, the elder son of Capt. (later Lt.-Col.) Chandos Benedict Arden Hoskyns (1895–1940), army officer, and his wife ...

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Leach, (Charles Guy) Rodney, Baron Leach of Fairford (1934–2016), merchant banker and political organizer, was born in Rathfarnan Road, Dublin, on 1 June 1934, the son of Charles Harold Leach (1901–1975), later chairman of the West Midlands Gas Board...

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Macleane, Lauchlin [formerly Laughlin McLean] (1728/9–1778), political agent and speculator, was born some time between 30 May 1728 and 29 May 1729, at either Ballymoney or Rasharkin, both in co. Antrim, Ireland. He was the eldest of four children of the Revd John McLean (1699–1765)...