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Durant, Henry William (1902–1982), opinion pollster and market researcher, was born at 42 Drummond Road, Bermondsey, London, on 23 October 1902, the first son and second of the five children of Henry William Durant (1870–1913), general warehouseman and later a foreman in a grain mill, and his wife, ...


William Alexander Robson (1895–1980) by Elliott & Fry, 1963 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Robson, William Alexander (1895–1980), jurist and reformer, was born on 14 July 1895 at Finchley, Middlesex, the first son and youngest of three children of Jack Robson, born Jacob Alexander Isaacs, a dealer in pearls in Hatton Garden, and his wife, Esther Louisa Afriat...


Warriner, Doreen Agnes Rosemary Julia (1904–1972), rescuer of refugees and development economist, was born on 16 March 1904 at Weston Park, Long Compton, Warwickshire, the only daughter and eldest child of Henry Arthur Warriner (1859–1927), land agent for Weston Park, and later a landowner, and his wife, ...