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Arthur, Sir Daniel (1620s?–1705), banker, was born in co. Clare or in co. Limerick, Ireland, the son of Daniel Arthur, a Catholic merchant, and his wife, Joan (née Arthur), presumably a kinswoman. The younger Daniel Arthur was a successful merchant, with property in ...

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Blount, Sir Edward Charles (1809–1905), banker and railway promoter, was born on 16 March 1809 at Bellamour, near Rugeley, Staffordshire, the second son of Edward Blount (1769–1843), banker and politician, and his wife, Frances (d. 1859), daughter of Francis Wright of Fitzwalters, Essex...

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Byrne [née Lawrence], Nona Georgette (1922–2012), building society founder, was born on 10 September 1922 at The Cottage, Greenford, Middlesex, the youngest child in the family of five daughters and one son of Alexander Graham Lawrence, third Baron Lawrence (1878–1947), and his first wife, ...

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Currie, Bertram Wodehouse (1827–1896), banker, was born on 25 November 1827, at Harley Street, Marylebone, Middlesex, the second son of Raikes Currie (1801–1881), banker and MP for Northampton (1835–57), and his wife, the Hon. Laura Sophia (d. 1869), daughter of the second Baron Wodehouse...

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Deorman (fl. 1119–1141), moneyer and merchant, was a member of the first London family of moneyers for whom biographical details can be assembled, and his importance lies in what they reveal about the prominent but largely unknown class of men responsible for organizing and running the Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman ...

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Garner, Richard (d. in or after 1415), merchant and master of the mint, was born in Piedmont, Italy, but had migrated to London by 1400–01 where he began an eventful career as a resident alien merchant. He exported wool, for instance, on the Venetian ...

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Hillier, Edward Guy (1857–1924), banker, was born on 11 March 1857 in Cambridge, the posthumous son of Charles Batten Hillier (d. 1856), British consul in Bangkok and sometime chief magistrate of Hong Kong, and his wife, Eliza Mary, the daughter of the ...

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Lemberg [Limberg, Limburg], Tideman (c. 1310–1386), merchant and banker, came of a family which had migrated to the Westphalian town of Dortmund, in north-west Germany, during the thirteenth century, and there joined the influential guild of shoemakers and tanners. Nothing is known of his youth and apprenticeship, but there is evidence for his taking an active part in the trade with ...

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Loewenstein, Prince Rupert [full name Ruprecht Ludwig Ferdinand Frederick Constantine Lofredo Leopold Herbert Maximilian Hubert John Henry zu Loewenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg] (1933–2014), banker and financial adviser, was born at Palma, Majorca, on 24 August 1933. His father, Prince Leopold Maximilian zu Loewenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg (...