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Fauntleroy, Henry (1784–1824), banker and forger, was born on 12 October 1784, probably in London, the third but eldest surviving son (of five sons and two daughters) of William Fauntleroy (1749–1807), and his wife, Elizabeth (1758–1826), daughter of Revel Kerie, planter, of St Kitts, West Indies...

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Holden, Sir Edward Hopkinson, first baronet (1848–1919), banker, was born on 11 May 1848 at the Bull's Head, Tottington, Lancashire, the elder son of Henry Holden (1823–1876), calico bleacher, and later beer seller, and his wife, Ann, née Hopkinson (1826–1891). He was educated locally at the Wesleyan elementary school in ...

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Mitchell, Joseph Harger (1859–1936), banker, was born on 21 January 1859 at Cross Hill, Greetland, near Halifax, Yorkshire, the youngest child of George Mitchell (1818–1886), grocer and joiner, and his wife, Mary Harger, née Holroyd. Both his paternal and his maternal ancestors hailed from ...

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Thomas Thompson (bap. 1754, d. 1828) by John Russell, in or before 1806 Hull and East Riding Museum / Bridgeman Art Library

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Thompson, Thomas (bap. 1754, d. 1828), banker and philanthropist, was baptized on 9 April 1754 at Swine, Holderness, East Riding of Yorkshire, the second child to survive infancy of Francis Thompson, farmer at Catwick, and his wife, Ann, née Torrington (1725–1777). One elder brother and two younger sisters survived to adulthood. He was educated by the ...

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Williams, John (1753–1841), mining entrepreneur and banker, was born on 23 September 1753 in Lower Cusgarne, Cornwall, the eldest son of Michael Williams (1730–1775) and his wife, Susanna (1732–1814), granddaughter of John Harris of Higher Cusgarne and his wife, Elizabeth, only daughter of ...