Chapman, John (1801–1854), engineer and political economist, was born at Loughborough, Leicestershire, on 20 January 1801, the eldest of the three surviving sons of John Chapman, clockmaker of that town. He received his education first at a school kept by Mr Mowbray, and then under the ...
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Stamp, Josiah Charles, first Baron Stamp (1880–1941), statistician and business administrator, was born at Kilburn, London, on 21 June 1880. Of the seven children of his father, Charles Stamp (1852–1935), he was the third but eldest son to survive infancy; (Laurence) Dudley Stamp...
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Titford, William Jowett (1784–1823), accountant and botanist, was born on 13 May 1784 at Kingston, Jamaica, the eldest of four children of Isaac Titford (1760–1834), army surgeon in the 60th Royal American regiment and apothecary, and his first wife, Mary Greenaway (c...