Godley, Wynne Alexander Hugh (1926–2010), economist and musician, was born at 53 Porchester Terrace, Paddington, London, on 2 September 1926, the younger son of the Anglo-Irish Hugh John Godley, second Baron Kilbracken (1877–1950), and his first wife, Elizabeth Helen Monteith, formerly Usborne, née...
D. J. O'Donoghue
revised by Patrick Fagan
Poekrich [Pockrich], Richard (1696/7–1759), inventor of musical glasses and social and economic reformer, was born in Aghnamallagh, near the town of Monaghan, Ireland, and was descended from a Cromwellian planter family which had been granted land in co. Monaghan in the seventeenth century. His father, a landed gentleman also named ...
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E. T. Boulter
revised by Kenneth R. Whitton
Whitfield, Ernest Albert, first Baron Kenswood (1887–1963), violinist and economist, was born on 15 September 1887 in London, the younger son of John Henry Christopher Whitfield of London and his wife, Louisa, daughter of Michael Farren of Copenhagen. He was educated at Archbishop Tenison's School...