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Holland, William Henry, first Baron Rotherham (1849–1927), textile manufacturer and politician, was born on 15 December 1849, at 68 Slater Street, Manchester, the younger of the two sons of William Holland (1823–1892), a warehouseman's son, and his wife, Ellen, daughter of Samuel Robinson...

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Philips, Sir George, first baronet (1766–1847), textile industrialist and politician, was born on 24 March 1766, the second son of the eight children of Thomas Philips (1728–1811), a Manchester merchant (later of Sedgley), and his wife, Mary Jolley (d. 1806), the daughter and heir of ...

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Salt, Sir Titus, first baronet (1803–1876), textile manufacturer and politician, was born on 20 September 1803 in the Old Manor House, Morley, near Wakefield, Yorkshire, the eldest of the five surviving children of Daniel Salt (1781–1843) and Grace Smithies. Daniel was a man of considerable business experience who in 1822 moved to ...

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Sir Titus Salt, first baronet (1803–1876) by William Holl (after Appleton & Co.) © National Portrait Gallery, London