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Deorman (fl. 1119–1141), moneyer and merchant, was a member of the first London family of moneyers for whom biographical details can be assembled, and his importance lies in what they reveal about the prominent but largely unknown class of men responsible for organizing and running the Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman ...

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Gibbons family (per. c. 1735–1863), ironmasters, colliery proprietors, and bankers came to prominence with John Gibbons (1703–1778), who was active as an ironmonger by the mid-1730s. By origin the family were yeoman farmers who steadily acquired modest amounts of land in the parish of ...

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Harford family (per. c. 1700–1866), merchants, brass manufacturers, and bankers, came to prominence with Charles Harford (1631–1709). He and his immediate descendants were Quakers. Charles Harford, the first Harford to enter trade in Bristol, was the son of Mark Harford (1570–1652) of Marshfield...

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Lloyd, Sampson (1699–1779), iron manufacturer and banker, was born in Birmingham on 15 July 1699, the second son and second child in the family of two sons and one daughter of Sampson Lloyd (1664–1725), a Quaker ironmonger, and his second wife, Mary, sister of ...

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Tappenden, James (bap. 1742, d. 1841), lawyer, banker, and ironmaster, was baptized on 13 October 1742 at St Mary's Church, Faversham, Kent, the only surviving child of James Tappenden (1707–1745), hoyman and mayor of Faversham (1743), and his wife, Mary Jones, daughter of ...