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Kemp, Thomas Read (1782–1844), property speculator, was born on 23 December 1782, at 169 High Street, Lewes, Sussex, the younger surviving child and only son of Thomas Kemp (bap. 1745, d. 1811), wool merchant and MP, and his wife, Anne (1748/9–1807), daughter of ...

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Nicholson, Joseph Shield (1850–1927), economist, the only son of the Revd Thomas Nicholson, Independent minister at Banbury, and his wife, Mary Anne Grant, was born at Wrawby, Lincolnshire, on 9 November 1850. His education began at a preparatory school at Lewisham. After attending classes at ...

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Joseph Shield Nicholson (1850–1927) by Henry Lintott, 1926 © reserved; courtesy of the University of Edinburgh's Collections

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Roby, John (1793–1850), writer and banker, was born in Wigan, Lancashire, on 5 January 1793 and baptized on 30 January in St Paul's Independent Chapel, Standishgate, Wigan, the youngest child of Nehemiah Roby (bap. 1737, d. 1815) and his second wife, Mary Aspull...

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