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Sir Cecil Herbert Edward Chubb, first baronet (1876–1934) by unknown photographer [with his wife Mary] © reserved; image Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ggbain-39202)

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Chubb, Sir Cecil Herbert Edward, first baronet (1876–1934), last private owner of Stonehenge and benefactor, was born on 14 April 1876 at Shrewton, Wiltshire, the eldest son of Alfred Chubb (1851–1912), harness maker and saddler, and his wife, Mary, née Cross (1854–1927), of ...

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Sir James Roberts, first baronet (1848–1935) by unknown artist, 1920s © by kind permission of the Roberts Family / Kilnsey Estate

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Roberts, Sir James, first baronet (1848–1935), mill owner and benefactor, was born on 30 September 1848 at Lane Ends, Oakworth, near Haworth, Yorkshire, the ninth of the eleven children (five sons and six daughters) of James Roberts (1807–1888), wool weaver and later farmer, from ...

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Fanny Talbot (1824–1917) by unknown photographer © National Trust Images

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Talbot [née Browne], Fanny (1824–1917), philanthropist, was born on 28 March 1824 in Bridgwater, Somerset, the third daughter of John Browne (b. 1797/8), merchant, and his wife, Mary Anne, née Pine (b. 1795/6). She had two elder sisters, Sophia Jane (...