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Bradfield, Frances Beatrice (1895–1967), aeronautical engineer, was born at Ashbourne Street, Leicester, on 9 October 1895, the only daughter and youngest of three surviving children of William Bradfield (1860–1923) and his wife Annie Mary, née Lanning (1864–1946). Her father was a Wesleyan minister, the son of a farmer and miller from ...

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Forbes, James Staats (1823–1904), railway administrator and art connoisseur, was born at Aberdeen on 7 March 1823, the eldest of the six children of James Staats Forbes, a member of a Scottish family long settled in England, and his wife, Ann Walker. A brother, ...

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Greaves, Walter (1846–1930), boat builder and painter, the son of Charles William Greaves, a Chelsea boat builder and waterman, and his wife, Elizabeth Greenway, was born on 4 July 1846 at 31 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London. He was living at 10 Lindsey Row...

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Hansom, Joseph Aloysius (1803–1882), architect and inventor of the safety cab, was born at 63 Micklegate, York, on 26 October 1803, the second of the nine children of Henry Joseph Francis Hansom (bap. 1778, d. 1854), joiner and builder, and his wife, ...

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Kinneir, (Richard) Jock (1917–1994), typographer and graphic designer, was born at the Louise Margaret Hospital, Aldershot, Hampshire, on 11 February 1917, the son of Guy Kinneir (1892–1964), a second lieutenant in the Manchester regiment and later a medical practitioner, and his wife, Helen Elizabeth Margaret, ...

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(Richard) Jock Kinneir (1917–1994) by unknown photographer, 1963 Rex Features / Associated Newspapers

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Leyland, Frederick Richards (1831–1892), shipowner and art patron, was born on 30 September 1831 in Liverpool, the first of the three sons of John Leyland, a bookkeeper, and his wife, Ann Jane Leyland (d. 1877), both of Liverpool. Although Ann Leyland is reputed to have sold pies in the city streets after her husband died or deserted the family in the late 1830s, a contemporary records that she worked in a respectable eating-house near the offices of ...

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See Smith [née Dalrymple], Martha Mary [Eustacia]

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St Joseph, (John) Kenneth Sinclair (1912–1994), geologist, archaeologist, and aerial photographer, was born on 13 November 1912 at Rose Cottage, Cookley, Worcestershire, the only surviving son of John Daniel St Joseph, a forestry officer with the Indian forest service, and his wife, Irma Robertson, ...

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(John) Kenneth Sinclair St Joseph (1912–1994) by unknown artist The Master and Fellows of Selwyn College, Cambridge

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Wells, William (1768–1847), shipbuilder and art collector, was born at Canister House, Chislehurst, Kent, the second of the four children of William Wells (1729–1805), shipbuilder, and Susanna Neave (d. 1810). His ancestors had been connected with shipbuilding from the seventeenth century. Wells...