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Charles Freer Andrews (1871–1940) by Howard Coster, 1935 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Andrews, Charles Freer (1871–1940), author and campaigner for Indian independence, was born at Newcastle upon Tyne on 12 February 1871, the second son of John Edwin Andrews, minister in the Catholic Apostolic (or Irvingite) church, and his second wife, Mary Charlotte Cartwright (1840–1914)...

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Wilson, George (1808–1870), campaigner against the corn laws, born at Hathersage, Derbyshire, on 24 April 1808, was the son of John Wilson, a corn miller, who had moved to Manchester in 1819 to establish a corn merchant's business. George was educated at the ...