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Alsager Vian

revised by David Turner

Dancer, Daniel (1716–1794), miser, was born at Harrow Weald to unknown parents, the eldest of four children. His grandfather and father, a prosperous farmer and landowner, were both noted in their time for their parsimonious streak. Following his father's death in 1736, Daniel...


G. C. Boase

revised by H. C. G. Matthew

Neild, John Camden (1780–1852), miser, the son of James Neild (1744–1814), prison reformer, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Camden (d. 1791), was born on 3 May 1780, probably in St James's Street, London. He was educated at Eton College from 1793 to 1797, and then at ...