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Barlow, Sir Thomas [Tommy] Dalmahoy (1883–1964), industrialist and banker, was born in London on 23 February 1883, the second son in the family of three sons and two daughters of Sir Thomas Barlow (1845–1945), physician-extraordinary to Queen Victoria and kings Edward VII and ...

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Sir Thomas Dalmahoy Barlow (1883–1964) by Walter Stoneman, 1934 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cookson family (per. c. 1700–1863), industrialists and bankers, came to prominence with Isaac Cookson (bap. 1679, d. 1743), glass and iron manufacturer, who was baptized in Penrith on 3 March 1679, the third of seven children of William Cookson (c...

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Forbes, Sir Archibald Finlayson (1903–1989), industrialist and banker, was born on 6 March 1903 in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, the elder child and only son of Charles Forbes, chief constable of Johnstone, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of James Robertson, slater and plasterer, also of ...

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Gibbins family (per. c. 1770–1919), manufacturers and bankers, came to prominence with Joseph Gibbins senior (1756–1811), who became a button maker in Birmingham. As businessmen, Quakers were required to act with scrupulous honesty in all their business dealings and Joseph Gibbins...

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Murphy, Sir Leslie Frederick (1915–2007), banker and industrialist, was born at 27 Dudley Road, Norwood, London, on 17 November 1915, the son of Frederick Charles Murphy, a labourer at a margarine factory, and his wife, Lillian Annie, née Bradshaw. After education at Southall county school...

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Pease, Sir Joseph Whitwell, first baronet (1828–1903), industrialist and banker, born at Darlington on 23 June 1828, was the elder son of Joseph Pease (1799–1872), railway company promoter and industrialist [see under Pease, Edward], and his wife, Emma (d. 1860)...

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Read, Sir John Emms (1918–2015), industrialist and banker, was born on 29 March 1918 at 62 Preston Road, Brighton, the son of William Emms Read (1882–1952), grocer, and his wife, Daisy Elizabeth (Daysie), née Cooper (1890–1977). He was educated at ...