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Crossley, Francis William (1839–1897), engine manufacturer and philanthropist, and his brother, Sir William John Crossley first baronet (1844–1911), were born in Antrim, the sons of Major Francis Crossley (1787–1846) of Glenburn, Dunmurry, Antrim, and his second wife, Elizabeth Helen Irwin, whom he married in 1837. ...


William Richard Morris, Viscount Nuffield (1877–1963) by Walter Stoneman, 1934 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Morris, William Richard, Viscount Nuffield (1877–1963), motor manufacturer and benefactor, was born on 10 October 1877 in the parish of St John, Worcester, the eldest son of Frederick Morris (1849–1916) from Witney and his wife, Emily Ann (d. 1934), daughter of Richard Pether...