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Page, Sir (Rodney) Graham (1911–1981), politician and road safety campaigner, was born at 25 Queen's Road, Hertford, on 30 June 1911, the second son and third child of Frank Page (1878–1917), game food manufacturer, and his wife, Margaret Payne, née Farley. His father, a lieutenant-colonel in the ...


Plimsoll, Samuel (1824–1898), politician and shipping reformer, was born on 10 February 1824 at 3 Colston's Parade, Bristol, the eighth of thirteen children born to Thomas Plimsoll (1785–1844), clerk in the Excise Office, and his wife, Priscilla (1789–1863), formerly Willing. Soon after his birth ...


Samuel Plimsoll (1824–1898) by London Stereoscopic Co., c. 1875 © National Portrait Gallery, London