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Defoe, Daniel (1660?–1731), writer and businessman, was the youngest of the three children of James Foe (d. 1706), a prosperous tallow chandler in the parish of Cripplegate and a freeman of the City of London, and Alice Foe, who died some time between 1668 and 1671. His sisters, ...

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Hadfield, William (1806–1887), writer and businessman, is a figure about whose early life nothing is known. During his youth he travelled extensively in Brazil, the River Plate republics, and the islands of the south Atlantic, including the Falklands, where, at an early age, he developed modest commercial activities....

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Moore [née Gobeil], Jane Elizabeth [Jeanne Elizabet] (b. 1738), writer and businesswoman, was born in London on 30 September 1738, the elder of two daughters of Abraam Gobeil (1711–c.1765), leather manufacturer, and his wife, Jeanne Marie (c.1719–1741), eldest daughter of ...

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See Reynolds, Nancie Clifton [real name Agnes Margaret Warden Hardie; married name Reynolds]