Cole, Cecil Jackson- (1901–1979), businessman and charity founder, was born on 1 November 1901 at 27 Knox Road, Forest Gate, London, the elder child and only son (there was another son from a later marriage) of Albert Edward Cole, a dealer in new and secondhand furniture, and his wife (who was also his cousin), ...
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Rawdon, Christopher (1780–1858), businessman and benefactor of a fund for Unitarian ministers, was born at Halifax on 13 April 1780, the eldest son of Christopher and Sophia Rawdon. His father (d. 1822), the sixth in succession with this name, owned mills at ...