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Abell, William (b. c. 1584, d. in or after 1655), vintner and local politician, was the son of Thomas Abell of Oundle, Northamptonshire, and his wife, Suzanna Barker. He was probably born at Oundle, where his grandfather William Abell had endowed Oundle School...

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Avery, Thomas (1813–1894), scale manufacturer and local politician, was born in 1813, the second son of William Avery (1789–1843), scale maker, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Balden. Thomas and his elder brother, William Henry Avery (1812–1874), were born into a long-established dynasty of ...

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Craven, Sir William (c. 1545–1618), merchant and local politician, the second son of William Craven and his wife, Beatrix, the daughter of John Hunter, was born about 1545 at Appletreewick, a village in the parish of Burnsall, near Skipton in the West Riding of Yorkshire...

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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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Edwards, Huw Thomas (1892–1970), trade unionist and politician in Wales, was born at Pen-y-ffridd, Ro-wen, Caernarvonshire, on 19 November 1892, the youngest son of Hugh Edwards (1851–1936) and his first wife, Elizabeth, née Williams (1855–1901). As was the custom of Anglicization at the time, his name was registered on his birth certificate as ...

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Hayward, Sir Isaac James (1884–1976), trade unionist and local politician, was born on 17 November 1884 at Blaenafon, Monmouthshire, the second of five sons in the family of seven children of Thomas Hayward, engine fitter, and his wife, Mary Elizabeth French. He went to the local elementary school, and left aged twelve. His subsequent education was at night school. ...

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Keyser, Sir Polydor de (1832–1898), hotelier and politician, was born on 12 December 1832 in rue de l'Église, Dendermonde, Belgium, the younger son of Joost Constant Fidel Armand de Keyser (b. 1801) and his wife, Catharina Rosalie, née Troch. Constant de Keyser...

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Moore, Sir John (bap. 1620, d. 1702), merchant and local politician, the second son of Charles Moore (d. 1654) and his wife, Cicely Yates, was baptized at Norton, near Twycross, Leicestershire, on 11 June 1620. His father, who had six children, was descended from the ...

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Roberts, Alfred (1892–1970), shopkeeper and local politician, was born on 18 April 1892 in the village of Ringstead, near Oundle, Northamptonshire, the third of seven children of Benjamin Ebenezer Roberts (b. 1857), shoe manufacturer, and his wife, Ellen Smith. The Roberts family came originally from ...