1-16 of 16 results  for:

Clear all

Image

Walter Bagehot (1826–1877) by Norman Hirst, pubd 1891 (after Adolphe Beau, 1864) © National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Bagehot, Walter (1826–1877), political commentator, economist, and journalist, was born on 3 February 1826 at Langport, Somerset, the second son of Thomas Watson Bagehot (1795–1881), banker, and Edith Stuckey (1786–1870), a niece of Samuel Stuckey, founder in 1772 of Stuckey's Bank, which issued its own banknotes and enjoyed considerable prominence and respect in the west country. The first born, ...

Article

Clarke, William Malpas (1922–2011), financial journalist and business executive, was born on 5 June 1922 at 24 Beauchamp Street, Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, the son of Ernest Clarke, machine fitter, and his wife, Florence, née Wright. He was educated at Audenshaw grammar school...

Article

F. W. Hirst

revised by H. C. G. Matthew

Cox, Harold (1859–1936), economist and journalist, was born at Wimbledon on 16 August 1859, the second son of Homersham Cox (1821–1897), a county court judge, and his wife, Margaret Lucy Cox (b. 1832/3). He was educated at Tonbridge School, whence he obtained a mathematical scholarship at ...

Article

Davenport, Ernest Harold [pseud. Nicholas Davenport] (1893–1979), journalist and economist, was born on 10 August 1893 at 10 Ivanhoe Terrace, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, the youngest in the family of three sons and one daughter of Thomas William Davenport (d. 1905/6), a brewer and high Anglican lay preacher of ...

Article

Hodgskin, Thomas (1787–1869), economist, political theorist, and journalist, was born on 12 December 1787 in Chatham, where he was baptized on 9 January 1788, the fourth child and youngest of three sons of John Hodgskin (1756-1827), a keeper of stores at the Admiralty...

Article

See Legum, Colin

Article

Postlethwayt, Malachy (1707–1767), writer on economics and publicist, was born on 5 May 1707 and baptized on 25 May at St Dunstan's, Stepney, Middlesex, the eldest son of John Postlethwayt (1671–1729), victualler of Limehouse, and his wife, Rebecca, née Blundell (b. 1678)...

Article

Robinson, David (1787–1849), journalist and economist, was born at Garton on the Wolds in the East Riding of Yorkshire on 22 July 1787, the son of George Robinson and his wife, Ann, née Taylor. He spent his adult life in London. He was educated for a career in business, but began to write occasionally in local newspapers. From 1821, by what he later described as an '...

Image

George William Russell (1867–1935) by John Butler Yeats, 1903 National Gallery of Ireland

Article

Russell, George William [pseud. A. E.] (1867–1935), journalist, poet, and agricultural economist, was born on 10 April 1867 at William Street, in the Ulster town of Lurgan, the youngest of three children of Thomas Elias Russell (1822?–1900), a bookkeeper employed by Bell & Co....

Article

Schwartz, George Leopold Adolf (1891–1983), economist and journalist, was born at 39 Temple Street, Brighton, on 10 February 1891, the elder son and eldest of four children of Adolph George Schwartz (Schwarz), an Austrian Jew who was a hotel waiter and later a wine merchant, and his wife, ...

Article

Shanks, Michael James (1927–1984), journalist and economist, was born on 12 April 1927 in London, the only son and the eldest of three children of (Alan) James Shanks of Mill Hill, managing director in the firm of Moussec drinks, and his wife, Margaret Lee...

Article

Wadsworth, Alfred Powell (1891–1956), journalist and economic historian, was born at Rochdale on 26 May 1891, the elder son of John William Wadsworth, master tailor, and his wife, Jane Seeley. From Cronkeyshaw School he won a scholarship to the higher-grade school in Fleece Street...

Image

Barbara Mary Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth (1914–1981) by Rodrigo Moynihan © Foundation Rodrigo Moynihan / private collection; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Ward [married name Jackson], Barbara Mary, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth (1914–1981), journalist and economist, was born on 23 May 1914 in Malton Road, Heworth, Yorkshire, the second child and only daughter of Walter Ward, a solicitor, and his wife, Teresa Mary Burge...