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Lloyd, Sampson (1699–1779), iron manufacturer and banker, was born in Birmingham on 15 July 1699, the second son and second child in the family of two sons and one daughter of Sampson Lloyd (1664–1725), a Quaker ironmonger, and his second wife, Mary, sister of ...

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Tappenden, James (bap. 1742, d. 1841), lawyer, banker, and ironmaster, was baptized on 13 October 1742 at St Mary's Church, Faversham, Kent, the only surviving child of James Tappenden (1707–1745), hoyman and mayor of Faversham (1743), and his wife, Mary Jones, daughter of ...

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William Thompson (1793–1854) by Charles Edward Wagstaff (after Henry William Pickersgill, 1840) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Thompson, William (1793–1854), ironmaster and financier, was born at Grayrigg Head, near Kendal, Westmorland, the second son of James Thompson. He was educated at Charterhouse before joining the business of his uncle William Thompson, who had been a partner with Richard Crawshay (1744–1799)...