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Cure family (per. c. 1540–c. 1620), masons and sculptors, worked in London. William Cure the elder (1514/15–1579) was born in Holland and was brought over to England in 1541 or 1542 to work on Nonsuch Palace for Henry VIII. He became an English citizen in 1552, married an Englishwoman, ...

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Smith, Alan Verner [Sam] (1908–1983), toymaker and sculptor, was born on 27 July 1908 at 118 Hill Lane, Shirley, Southampton, the son of Edwin Thomas Smith, a steamship captain, and Alice Margaret, née Ward; he had two siblings, Ivor and Rita. Between 1918 and 1925 ...

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Stanton, William (1639–1705), tomb sculptor and mason, was born on 6 April 1639, the son of Edward Stanton (1595/6–1686) and nephew of the mason–sculptor Thomas Stanton (1609/10–1674). Thomas Stanton had, by 1635, established the business which members of the family were to control for a century from a house and yard on the west side of ...