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Beaver, Sir Hugh Eyre Campbell (1890–1967), brewer and civil engineer, was born in Johannesburg on 4 May 1890, the eldest of three sons of Hugh Edward Campbell Beaver, landowner of Montgomeryshire, and his wife, Cerise, daughter of John Eyre, who was of Anglo-Irish extraction. ...

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Garton, Sir Richard Charles (1857–1934), chemist and brewer, was born at 11 Richmond Place, Bedminster, Somerset, on 8 October 1857, the eldest of five sons of William Garton (1832–1905) a brewer, and his wife, Ellen Miller, née Littleton. William Garton's company, Garton Hill...

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O'Sullivan, Cornelius (1841–1907), brewing chemist, was born in Bandon, co. Cork, on 20 December 1841, one of three boys and four girls born to James O'Sullivan, merchant, and his wife, Elizabeth Morgan. His brief primary schooling was at Denny Holland's private school, followed by some years at ...

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Preece, Isaac Arthur (1907–1964), biochemist and brewing scientist, was born on 19 March 1907 at 90 Worcester Street, Birmingham, to Isaac Arthur Preece, a master bassinette maker, and his wife, Isabel Wright. He was educated at Birmingham Central secondary school and at the ...