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Abney, Sir William de Wiveleslie (1843–1920), civil servant and photographic scientist, was born at Derby on 24 July 1843, the eldest son of Edward Henry Abney (bap. 1811, d. 1892), vicar of St Alkmund's, Derby, afterwards prebendary of Lichfield, and Catharina, daughter of ...

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Sir Charles D'Oyly, seventh baronet (1781–1845) by George Chinnery HSBC Holdings plc

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D'Oyly, Sir Charles, seventh baronet (1781–1845), administrator in India and artist, born at Murshidabad, India, in September 1781 and baptized on 16 September 1781, was the elder son of Sir John Hadley D'Oyly, sixth baronet (1754–1818), the East India Company's resident at the court of the ...

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Elford, Sir William, baronet (1749–1837), politician and artist, was born in August 1749 at Kingsbridge, Devon, the elder son of the Revd Lancelot Elford (c.1719–1782) of Bickham, near Plymouth, and his wife, Grace, daughter of Alexander Wills of Kingsbridge.

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Hastings, Francis John Clarence Westenra Plantagenet, sixteenth earl of Huntingdon [known as Jack Huntingdon] (1901–1990), artist and politician, was born on 30 January 1901 in Manchester Square, London, the only son and youngest of three children of Warner Francis John Plantagenet Hastings, ...

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Hastings, Thomas (fl. 1803–1837), customs official and artist, whose origins are unknown, had been, according to his own statement of 1813, a captain and assistant quartermaster-general in the army. This position frequently required drawing skills for surveying duties, but Hastings has not been traced in either the British or the ...

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Heaphy, Charles (1820?–1881), artist and colonial official in New Zealand, was born in London, probably in 1820, the younger son (there were also three daughters) of the watercolourist and portrait painter Thomas Heaphy (1775–1835), and his first wife, Mary Stevenson (d...

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Howard, George James, ninth earl of Carlisle (1843–1911), artist and politician, was born at 56 Park Street, London, on 12 August 1843, the only son of the Hon. Charles Wentworth George Howard (1814–1879), and his wife, Mary Priscilla Harriett Parke (1822–1843), second daughter of ...

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Wogan Philipps, second Baron Milford (1902–1993) by unknown photographer, 1930s [after being wounded in the Spanish Civil War] © reserved; estate of Rosamond Lehmann

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Philipps, Wogan, second Baron Milford (1902–1993), political activist and artist, was born at Manor House, High Street, Brentwood, Essex, on 25 February 1902, the eldest child in the family of five sons and one daughter of Laurence Richard Philipps, first Baron Milford (1874–1962)...

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Tutill, George (1817–1887), banner and regalia maker, was born on 16 April 1817 in Howden, Yorkshire, and baptized there on 19 April, the son of Thomas Tutill (1775/6–1860), corn miller, and his wife, Elizabeth Richardson (1789/90–1859), who is said to have been a regalia apron maker. He had at least one sister, ...