Grantham, Sir Thomas (bap. 1641, d. 1718), tobacco trader and naval officer, was baptized on 23 December 1641, the first of three children of Thomas Grantham (d. 1643 or 1645) of Bicester, Oxfordshire. In 1664 Grantham was acting as a merchant, shipping woollen goods to ...
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Ingram, Archibald (c. 1699–1770), tobacco merchant and civic leader, rose to prominence from obscure origins, possibly in Ayrshire. He started in business as a street vendor while a boy and then married an armourer's daughter, Janet Simpson (d. 1742), on 16 August 1727, becoming a ...
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