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Clark, Sir George Smith, first baronet (1861–1935), shipbuilder and politician, was born on 8 November 1861 in Paisley, the second of three children of James Clark (1830–1910), thread manufacturer, and his first wife, Jane, daughter of George Smith, a Glasgow shipowner. His parents were both Scottish. Raised as a Presbyterian, ...

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Sitch, Charles Henry (1887–1960), trade unionist and politician, was born at Saltney, Chester, on 4 May 1887, the third son of Thomas Sitch (1852–1923), chain maker and trade unionist, and his wife, Elizabeth (née Young). Thomas Sitch was born at ...

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Young, George Frederick (1791–1870), shipbuilder and politician, was born at 4 Torrington Street, Ratcliffe Highway, London, the second son of thirteen children of Vice-Admiral William Young (1761–1847) and Ann, daughter of Robert Curling, shipbuilder. Young's father, after service in the American and Napoleonic wars, acted as inspecting agent for transports in the ...