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Charlotte Fell-Smith

revised by Megan A. Stephan

Leatham, William Henry (1815–1889), poet and politician, was born at Wakefield on 6 July 1815, the second of nine children of William Leatham, banker and author of Letters on the Currency (1840), and his wife, Margaret, née Walker. One of his sisters later became the wife of the ...


Thompson Cooper

revised by Josef L. Altholz

Lucas, Frederick (1812–1855), journalist and politician, born in Westminster, London, on 30 March 1812, was the son of Samuel Hayhurst Lucas (d. in or after 1840), a corn merchant in the City of London, and a member of the Religious Society of Friends...


Newbold, (John Turner) Walton (1888–1943), journalist and politician, was born on 8 May 1888 at Culcheth, Leigh, Lancashire, the only child of Thomas Robinson Newbold (c.1846–1926), corn merchant, and his wife, Elizabeth Turner. His Irish Quaker and Liberal father was the principal formative influence, and the socially conscious boy developed a passion for history and radical politics. He was educated at ...