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Johnson, Isaac Charles (1811–1911), cement manufacturer, was born at Vauxhall on 28 January 1811, the second but only surviving child of Isaac Johnson, a cement works labourer, who worked for Francis and White & Co. at Nine Elms, Vauxhall, Surrey, and his wife, ...

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Rackham, Oliver (1939–2015), ecologist and historian, was born on 17 October 1939 at 3 Flixton Road, Bungay, Suffolk, the only child of Geoffrey Herbert Rackham (1904–1981), bank cashier, and his wife, Norah Kathleen, née Wilson (1906–1953). At the time of his birth registration his parents lived at ...

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Scott, Henry Young Darracott (1822–1883), inventor of selenitic cement and military engineer, second son of Edward Scott, a quarry owner, was born at Plymouth, Devon, on 2 January 1822. He was educated privately and entered the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, in 1838. Commissioned as second lieutenant in 1840, early the next year ...

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Stewart, Sir (Percy) Malcolm, first baronet (1872–1951), brick and cement manufacturer, was born at Hastings on 9 May 1872, the fifth of the eight children of Sir Halley Stewart (1838–1937), oil cake and brick manufacturer, and his wife, Jane Elizabeth Atkinson (1833/4–1924). His grandfather the ...