1-9 of 9 results  for:

  • business (general) x
  • Methodist (other) x
Clear all

Article

Boot [née Rowe], Florence Annie, Lady Trent (1863–1952), businesswoman and benefactor, was born at 5 Grove Place, St Helier, Jersey, on 29 July 1863, the second daughter of William Henry Rowe and his wife, Margaret Agnes, née Campbell, who conducted a flourishing business as booksellers and stationers in ...

Article

Fannin, (Thomas) Alfred (1874–1939), businessman, was born in June 1874 in Dublin, the younger son of two children born to Thomas Eustace Fannin (1835–1888), owner of a medical supplies business, and his wife, Margaret, née Booth (d. 1911). His parents, who were married in 1869, both came from leading ...

Article

Freeman, John Frederick (1880–1929), poet and businessman, was born on 29 January 1880 at 5 Pownall Road, Haggerston, London, the eldest son of John Jacob Freeman, a commercial traveller, and his wife, Catherine Esther, née Botham, granddaughter of a captain in a regiment of guards. His father, whose family came from ...

Article

See Horsley, (George) Nicholas Seward

Article

Pope, James Colledge (1826–1885), entrepreneur and politician in Canada, was born on 11 June 1826 in Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, the second son of Joseph Pope (1803–1895), a businessman and politician, and his first wife, Lucy Colledge (d. 1828). His father, a native of ...

Article

See Shaw, John

Article

Smith, Horatio Nelson (1874–1960), entrepreneur, was born on 1 June 1874 at 34 Ackers Street, Chorlton upon Medlock, Lancashire, the third and last child of George Frederick Smith (1832–1906), paper merchant, and his wife, Lucy Harding. Although his elder brother, Thomas Brooks Smith...

Image

Harold Arthur Watkinson, Viscount Watkinson (1910–1995) by Godfrey Argent, 1969 © Godfrey Argent Studios; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Watkinson, Harold Arthur, Viscount Watkinson (1910–1995), businessman and politician, was born on 25 January 1910 at Manor Cottage, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, the elder son in the family of two sons and one daughter of Arthur Gill Watkinson, master draper, and later the owner of a light engineering business, and his wife, ...