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Deloitte, William Welch (1818–1898), accountant, was born in London. Although his family background is not well documented, it is known that his father was a secretary to a well-known firm of provision merchants and his mother was the daughter of a West Indies...

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Drummond, George (1687–1766), accountant-general of excise in Scotland and local politician, was born on 27 June 1687, probably at Edinburgh, although in some accounts his place of birth is given as Newton Castle in Perthshire, where his father had business and family connections. He was one of at least three children of the factor and merchant ...

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Ganley, (William) Bernard (1927–2009), rugby league player, broadcaster, and accountant, was born on 27 January 1927 at 27 Buck Street, Leigh, Lancashire, the son of William Herbert (Bert) Ganley (1890–1970), fruit merchant, and his wife, Anne Mary, née Davies (1895–1970). His father had been a professional rugby league player with ...

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Jamieson, George Auldjo (1828–1900), accountant, was born at Castle Hill, Aberdeen, on 1 May 1828, the son of James Jamieson MD, a former naval surgeon. He was educated at Aberdeen grammar school and he graduated from Aberdeen University in 1846. After working in an ...

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Waterhouse, Edwin (1841–1917), accountant, was born on 4 June 1841 at Oakfield, Aigburth, Liverpool, the seventh and youngest child of Alfred Waterhouse senior (1798–1873), a partner in the firm of Nicholas Waterhouse & Sons, merchants and brokers of Liverpool, and his wife, Mary, ...

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Wolfe, William Cuthbertson [Billy] (1924–2010), chartered accountant, manufacturer, and politician, was born on 22 February 1924 at The Elms, Bathgate, West Lothian, the second son of Major Thomas (Tom) Wolfe (1887–1957), shovel manufacturer, and his wife, Catherine Jane (Katie), née Cuthbertson (1893–1981). He was educated at ...