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Armstrong, William George, Baron Armstrong (1810–1900), armaments manufacturer and industrialist, was born on 26 November 1810 at 9 Pleasant Row, Shieldfield, Newcastle upon Tyne, the second child and only son of William Armstrong (1778–1857), corn merchant and local politician, of Tyneside...

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Chetwynd, Godfrey John Boyle, eighth Viscount Chetwynd (1863–1936), munitions manufacturer, was born in Mundersley, Norfolk on 3 October 1863, the second son of Henry Weyland Chetwynd (1829–1893), and his wife, Julia Bosville née Davidson (1823–1901). His father, the third son of the sixth Viscount Chetwynd in the Irish peerage...

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Purdey, James (1784–1863), gun maker, was born in August 1784 in Whitechapel, London, the third son of James Purdey, blacksmith, and his wife, Anne. Of their three sons and five daughters, only James and his sister Martha (1774–1853) survived infancy. Martha married in 1793 ...

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Vickers, Thomas Edward [Tom] (1833–1915), steel maker and armaments manufacturer, was born on 9 July 1833 in Sheffield, the son of Edward Vickers (1804–1897) and his wife, Anne, née Naylor. His brother, Albert Vickers (1838–1919), was born on 16 September 1838, also in ...