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Joseph Hume (1777–1855) by John Whitehead Walton, 1854 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Hume, Joseph (1777–1855), radical and politician, was born at Montrose, Scotland, on 22 January 1777, the younger son of James Hume, a shipmaster of Forfarshire, and Mary Allan. His father died not long after Hume's birth, and his widowed mother supported her children by selling crockery....


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Taylor, Peter Alfred [PAT] (1819–1891), politician and radical, was born in London on 30 July 1819, the eldest of the five children of Peter Alfred Taylor (1790–1850), silk merchant, and his wife and first cousin, Catherine (b. 1795, d. in or after 1875)...