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Rowntree, (Benjamin) Seebohm (1871–1954), sociologist and businessman, was born at Bootham, St Olave Marygate, York, on 7 July 1871, the second son of Joseph Rowntree (1836–1925), who then described himself as a master grocer but later became a successful cocoa and chocolate manufacturer, and his second wife, ...

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(Benjamin) Seebohm Rowntree (1871–1954) by Jane Bown, 1952 Jane Bown / Camera Press, London

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Silvey, Robert John Everett (1905–1981), developer of broadcasting audience research, was born on 19 June 1905 at 38 Hammelton Road, Bromley, Kent, the son of Robert Silvey (1865–1915), Baptist minister, and his wife, Maud Caroline Everett (1874–1924). He completed his education at Taunton School...

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Smith, Sir Hubert Llewellyn (1864–1945), civil servant and social investigator, was born in Bristol on 17 April 1864. Of middle-class Quaker extraction, he was the youngest son of Samuel Wyatt Smith, a partner in a wholesale tea business, and his wife, Louisa, daughter of ...

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Sir Hubert Llewellyn Smith (1864–1945) by Walter Stoneman, 1917 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Wilson [née Friedeberg; other married name Simon], Harriett Charlotte (1916–2002), sociologist and campaigner against child poverty, was born on 14 September 1916 in Berlin, Germany, the only daughter and younger child of Harold Friedeberg (1877–1958), a wealthy lawyer from a former Prussian court jewellers' family that had converted to Christianity from Judaism in the nineteenth century, and his wife, ...