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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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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, ...