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Joshua Bates (1788–1864) by unknown artist ING Bank, NV, London Branch

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Bates, Joshua (1788–1864), merchant and banker, was born on 10 October 1788 at Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States, the youngest of three children and only son of Colonel Joshua Bates (d. 1804), a leading local businessman, and his wife, Tirzah, née Pratt. He was educated at public schools and by the ...

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Bilsland, (Alexander) Steven, Baron Bilsland (1892–1970), banker and Scottish business leader, was born on 13 September 1892, at 28 Park Circus, Glasgow, second but only surviving son of Sir William Bilsland, first baronet (1847–1921), and his wife, Agnes Ann Steven (d. 1935)...

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Bushell, Thomas (b. before 1600, d. 1674), mining entrepreneur and mint-master, was born into a minor gentry family of Cleeve Prior, near Evesham, in Worcestershire. In Aubrey's words he had a good wit and a working and contemplative head; but his education was neglected—he admits an ignorance of Latin in the first of his many pamphlets, ...

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Chamier, Anthony (1725–1780), financier and government official, was born on 6 October 1725 and baptized on 19 October 1725 at the French Huguenot chapel in Threadneedle Street, London, the fifth of the nine children of Daniel Chamier (1696–1741), merchant, and Susanne de la Mejanelle (1701/2–1787)...

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Guerden, Aaron (c. 1602–1676?), physician and master of the mint, was the son of Michel Guerden (c.1560–1640), royal seneschal of Jersey, and his wife, Marie (d. 1620), daughter of Aaron Stocall, constable of St Saviour's, and the grandson of a Swiss minister who had settled in ...

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Janssen, Sir Theodore, first baronet (c. 1658–1748), financier, born in Angoulême, France, was the eldest son of Abraham Janssen, a Huguenot of Walloon descent, and a merchant and paper manufacturer of Angoulême, and his wife, Henrietta Manigault. He was probably educated in the ...

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La Touche, William George Digges (1747–1803), East India Company servant and banker, was born on 28 August 1747, the eldest son of James Digges La Touche (1707–1763), a poplin merchant, and his second wife, Matilda, daughter of William Thwaites. His paternal grandfather, David La Touche (1671–1745)...

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Lidderdale, William (1832–1902), merchant and banking official, was born on 16 July 1832 at St Petersburg, Russia, the second son of John Lidderdale (d. 1845), a Russia merchant, and his wife, Ann (1806–1844), the daughter of William Morgan, a merchant in St Petersburg...

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Lowson, Sir Denys Colquhoun Flowerdew, first baronet (1906–1975), financier, was born on 22 January 1906, at Snitterfield House, Wootton Wawen, near Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, youngest of three children of James Gray Flowerdew Lowson (1860–1942) and his wife, Adelaide Louisa (1867/8–1948), daughter of ...

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Pearse, John (bap. 1759, d. 1836), clothier and financier, was baptized at St Margaret's, Lothbury, London, on 19 December 1759, the eldest of the three sons of Nicholas Pearse (d. 1795), clothier, and his wife, Sarah (d. in or after 1770)...

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Rich, Sir Nathaniel (c. 1585–1636), colonial investor and politician, was probably born at Leighs in Essex, a son of Richard Rich (d. 1598), landowner, and Jane Machell or Mitchell, daughter of John Machell or Mitchell, clothier and sometime sheriff of London. His father was one of the illegitimate children of the ...

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Sir Nathaniel Rich (c. 1585–1636) by unknown artist private collection; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Rose, Sir John, first baronet (1820–1888), politician and financier, was born on 2 August 1820 at Turriff, Aberdeenshire, the son of William Rose and his wife, Elizabeth, the daughter of James Fyfe. He was educated at Udny Academy and other local schools, and then at ...

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Rycaut, Sir Peter (1578–1653), merchant and financier, was born at Antwerp, the son of Andrew Rycaut (son of Peter Rycaut of Brabant) and his Spanish wife, Emerentia, daughter of Garcia Gonsala. He settled in London in 1600 and used his connections in ...