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Lady Evelyn Barbara Balfour (1898–1990) by Elliott & Fry, 1943 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Balfour, Lady Evelyn Barbara [Eve] (1898–1990), promoter of organic farming and a founder of the Soil Association, was born on 16 July 1898 in Dublin, the fourth child of Gerald William Balfour, second earl of Balfour (1853–1945), and Lady Elizabeth Edith Balfour (1867–1942)...

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Bordley, John Beale (1727–1804), lawyer and agricultural improver in America, was born on 11 February 1727 in Annapolis, Maryland, the posthumous child of Thomas Bordley (c. 1683–1726), lawyer and government official, and his second wife, Ariana, née Vanderheyden (1690–1741), the widow of James Frisby...

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Isham, Sir Charles Edmund, tenth baronet (1819–1903), rural improver and gardener, was born on 16 December 1819, the second son of Sir Justinian Isham, eighth baronet (1773–1845), and his wife, Mary Close (d. 1878). He was educated at Rugby School and at ...

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Elizabeth Lamb, Viscountess Melbourne (bap. 1751, d. 1818) by Sir Thomas Lawrence, c. 1800 reproduced by kind permission of Lord Ralph Kerr, Melbourne Hall

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Lamb [née Milbanke], Elizabeth, Viscountess Melbourne (bap. 1751, d. 1818), political hostess and agricultural improver, was baptized on 15 October 1751 at Croft-on-Tees, Yorkshire, the only daughter of Sir Ralph Milbanke, fifth baronet (1721?–1798), of Halnaby Hall, Yorkshire, landowner and politician, and his wife, ...

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Pinckney, Elizabeth [Eliza] Lucas (1722?–1793), agricultural innovator in America, was born on 28 December, probably in 1722, on the island of Antigua, one of four surviving children born to George Lucas (d. 1747), planter and soldier, and his wife, her first name possibly ...

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Price, Sir Uvedale, first baronet (1747–1829), writer and rural improver, was born at Foxley, in the parish of Yazor, Herefordshire, where he was baptized on 14 April 1747. He was the eldest son of Robert Price (1717–1761), a gentleman artist, and his wife, ...

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Townshend, Charles, second Viscount Townshend (1674–1738), politician, diplomatist, and agricultural innovator, was born on 18 April 1674 at Raynham, Norfolk, and baptized on 2 May at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London. He was the eldest of the three sons and heir of Horatio Townshend, first Viscount Townshend...

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Charles Townshend, second Viscount Townshend (1674–1738) by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1704? © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Tull, Jethro (bap. 1674, d. 1741), agricultural innovator and writer, was born at Bradfield, near Basildon in Berkshire and baptized on 30 March 1674, 'the sonne of Jethro and Dorothy Tull'. The family was frequently stated to have been of Yorkshire origin, but the branch of it to which ...

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Jethro Tull (bap. 1674, d. 1741) by unknown artist Royal Agricultural Society of England

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Walpole, Robert (1650–1700), agricultural improver and politician, was born on 18 November 1650 at Houghton, Norfolk, the second but eldest surviving son of Sir Edward Walpole (1621–1668) and his wife, Susan Crane (c.1625–1667). From 1667 he studied briefly at Trinity College, Cambridge...

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Arthur Young (1741–1820) by John Russell, 1794 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Young, Arthur (1741–1820), agricultural reformer and writer, was born at Whitehall in London on 11 September 1741. He was the younger son of Arthur Young (1693–1759), rector of Bradfield Combust, near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, and chaplain to Arthur Onslow, speaker of the ...