Attwood, Thomas (1783–1856), politician and currency theorist, was born on 6 October 1783 at Hawne House, near Halesowen, Shropshire, the third son and fifth child of Matthias Attwood (1746–1836), banker, and his wife, Ann Adams (1752–1835), the daughter of Thomas Adams of Cakemore...
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Noble, John (1827–1892), politician and financial writer, was born at Boston, Lincolnshire, on 2 May 1827, the only son of John Noble of Brighton. For seventeen years he was known in east Lincolnshire as an energetic supporter of the Anti-Corn Law League. He moved to ...