James, William (1771–1837), land agent and railway developer, was born at Henley in Arden, Warwickshire, on 13 June 1771, the son of William James, a solicitor. He was educated at Warwick, and at a school at Winson Green, near Birmingham. After serving his articles he returned about 1797 to ...
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L'Estrange [née Stubbe], Alice, Lady L'Estrange (1585–1656), keeper of household and estate accounts, was the only child of Richard Stubbe (d. 1619), a lawyer, and his second wife, Anne Goding, formerly widow of John Le Strange (d. 1582). Richard Stubbe...
Taylor, Hugh (1789–1868), land agent and estate commissioner, was born on 22 November 1789 at Shilbottle Lodge, Newburn, Northumberland, the fourth, but third surviving, son of Thomas Taylor (d. 1810) of Newburn, farmer and mineral agent to Hugh Percy, duke of Northumberland...