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Ames, Jeremiah (1706–1776), banker and merchant, was born on 20 July 1706 at Evercreech, near Shepton Mallet, Somerset, one of eight children of Levi Ames (d. 1726), grocer, and his first wife, Hannah (d. 1711), daughter of John Watts of Doulting, Somerset...

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Joshua Bates (1788–1864) by unknown artist ING Bank, NV, London Branch

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Bates, Joshua (1788–1864), merchant and banker, was born on 10 October 1788 at Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States, the youngest of three children and only son of Colonel Joshua Bates (d. 1804), a leading local businessman, and his wife, Tirzah, née Pratt. He was educated at public schools and by the ...

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Slingsby Bethel (bap. 1617, d. 1697) by William Sherwin, 1680 © Copyright The British Museum

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Bethel, Slingsby (bap. 1617, d. 1697), merchant and political economist, was baptized in Alne, in the North Riding of Yorkshire, on 27 February 1617, a younger son of Sir Walter Bethel (d. 1622), gentleman, and Mary Slingsby (1582–1662), daughter of Sir Henry Slingsby...

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La Touche, William George Digges (1747–1803), East India Company servant and banker, was born on 28 August 1747, the eldest son of James Digges La Touche (1707–1763), a poplin merchant, and his second wife, Matilda, daughter of William Thwaites. His paternal grandfather, David La Touche (1671–1745)...

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Lidderdale, William (1832–1902), merchant and banking official, was born on 16 July 1832 at St Petersburg, Russia, the second son of John Lidderdale (d. 1845), a Russia merchant, and his wife, Ann (1806–1844), the daughter of William Morgan, a merchant in St Petersburg...

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Morris, Corbyn (1710–1779), customs administrator and economist, is a figure about whose origins and early life nothing is known. He was probably the son of Edmund Morris and his wife, Margaret, and baptized at Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, on 19 August 1710. He first attracted notice by the publication in 1741 of ...

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Rycaut, Sir Peter (1578–1653), merchant and financier, was born at Antwerp, the son of Andrew Rycaut (son of Peter Rycaut of Brabant) and his Spanish wife, Emerentia, daughter of Garcia Gonsala. He settled in London in 1600 and used his connections in ...

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Tyndall, Onesiphorus (bap. 1689, d. 1757), banker and merchant, was baptized on 28 May 1689 at Lewins Mead, Bristol, the eldest son of Onesiphorus Tyndall (1657–1748), merchant, and his wife, Elizabeth Hopper (b. 1661) of Loxley, Warwickshire. His father went to Bristol...