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Florence Mary Barrow (1876–1964) by unknown photographer, c. 1914 © reserved

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Barrow, Florence Mary (1876–1964), relief worker and promoter of improved housing, was born on 27 January 1876 in Birmingham, the only daughter of Richard Cadbury Barrow (1827–1894), Quaker businessman and mayor of Birmingham (1888–9), and his wife, Jane (b. 1831), daughter of the Quakers ...

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Thomas Coglan Horsfall (1841–1932) by F. Beaumount, 1914 Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester

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Horsfall, Thomas Coglan (1841–1932), philanthropist, was born in Manchester on 23 May 1841, the only son among the four children of William Horsfall (1806–1871), a Manchester cotton mill owner and latterly vice-chairman of the Manchester and County Bank, and his wife, Maria, née...

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Sutton, William Richard (1835x7–1900), entrepreneur and housing philanthropist, was born in Kennington, Lambeth, the youngest son of five children born to Frederick Wilson Sutton (1798–1852) and his wife, Mary Head Matts (1811–1866/7). His father was a partner in the stationery firm of Shepherd and Sutton...