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Alden, Sir Percy (1865–1944), social worker and politician, was born at Walton Street, in St Thomas's parish, Oxford, on 6 June 1865, the third of six sons (there was also a daughter) of Isaac Alden (b. 1834), a master butcher, and his wife, ...

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Buxton, Charles Roden (1875–1942), politician and philanthropist, was born at 14 Grosvenor Crescent, London, on 27 November 1875, the seventh child in a family of ten and the third son of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton (1837–1915), third baronet and director of a brewery, and his wife, ...

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Jewson, Dorothea [Dorothy] (1884–1964), feminist and politician, was born on 17 August 1884 at Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich, one of two children of Alderman George Jewson JP, a coal and timber merchant, and his wife, Mary Jane Jarrold. The family firm Jewson & Son...

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Pim, Jonathan (1806–1885), philanthropist and politician, was born on 10 June 1806 in Dublin, the first of seven children of Thomas Pim (1771–1855) and his wife, Mary Harvey (1781–1858). The family, who were Quakers, were prominent in Dublin business and philanthropy. Details have not survived, but as a member of a leading mercantile family, ...