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Bainbridge, Emerson Muschamp (1845–1911), mining engineer and colliery owner, was born on 23 December 1845 in Portland Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, the third son and fourth child in the family of fifteen children (ten of whom survived childhood) of Emerson Muschamp Bainbridge (1817–1892)...

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Love, Joseph (1796–1875), colliery owner, was born in co. Durham, but little else is known about his early life. Born into a poor family, he started work as a pit boy at the age of eight, and at fourteen he was supporting his parents. He subsequently moved from the pit to become an itinerant packman, selling soft goods around the colliery villages, and at the age of twenty-five he used his savings to open a shop. In 1825 he married ...

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Mylchreest, Joseph (1836/7–1896), diamond miner, was born at Shore Road, Peel, Isle of Man, the sixth of the ten children of John Mylchreest (1805–1862), mariner, and his wife, Christian Moore (1805–1867). He was baptized in the parish of German, Isle of Man on 15 September 1839. His father owned the ...

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Williams, John (1753–1841), mining entrepreneur and banker, was born on 23 September 1753 in Lower Cusgarne, Cornwall, the eldest son of Michael Williams (1730–1775) and his wife, Susanna (1732–1814), granddaughter of John Harris of Higher Cusgarne and his wife, Elizabeth, only daughter of ...

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See Williams, John Charles