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Bass, Michael Arthur, first Baron Burton (1837–1909), brewer and benefactor, was born at Brewery House, High Street, Burton upon Trent, on 12 November 1837, the elder son of Michael Thomas Bass (1799–1884), brewer, and his wife, Eliza Jane (d. 1897), daughter of ...

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Michael Arthur Bass, first Baron Burton (1837–1909) by C. Keene, pubd 1907 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Buxton, Sir (Thomas) Fowell, third baronet (1837–1915), philanthropist, brewer, and colonial governor, was born on 26 January 1837 at West Ham, Essex, the eldest of six sons of Sir Edward North Buxton, second baronet (1812–1858), and his wife, Catherine, second daughter of Samuel Gurney (1786–1856)...

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Flower, Charles Edward (1830–1892), brewer and benefactor, was born on 3 February 1830 at 2 Payton Street, Stratford upon Avon, the eldest of the three sons of Edward Fordham Flower (1805–1883) and his wife, Selina, née Greaves (d. 1884). Educated first by governesses and briefly at the free school in ...

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Edward Cecil Guinness, first earl of Iveagh (1847–1927) by Werner & Son, pubd 1903 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Guinness, Edward Cecil, first earl of Iveagh (1847–1927), brewer and philanthropist, was born at St Anne's, Clontarf, co. Dublin, on 10 November 1847, the youngest of the three sons of Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness (1798–1868), brewer, and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1865)...