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Atkinson, Sir Harry Albert (1831–1892)  

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Sir Harry Albert Atkinson (1831–1892) by unknown photographer, c. 1880 Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa (F-23108-1/2)

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Atkinson, Sir Harry Albert (1831–1892), farmer and premier of New Zealand  

Judith Bassett

Atkinson, Sir Harry Albert (1831–1892), farmer and premier of New Zealand, was born on 1 November 1831 at Broxton, Cheshire, the fourth son and the seventh of the thirteen children of John Atkinson (1798–1856), an architect and stonemason, and his wife, Elizabeth Smith (...

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Blamire, William (1790–1862), farmer and politician  

Eric J. Evans

Blamire, William (1790–1862), farmer and politician, was born on 13 April 1790 at The Oaks, near Dalston, Cumberland, the son of William Blamire (1740–1814), yeoman farmer and naval surgeon, and Jane Curwen (1739/40–1837). He came on both sides of his family from long-established ...

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Blundell, Francis Nicholas Joseph (1880–1936), politician and farmer  

Brian Whitlock Blundell

Blundell, Francis Nicholas Joseph (1880–1936), politician and farmer, was born on 16 October 1880 at Altmouth, Alt Road, Hightown, near Liverpool, the first of the three children of Francis Nicholas Blundell (1853–1884), land agent, and his wife, Mary (Polly) Sweetman (1859–1930). Blundell was a prominent public figure between the wars whose main interests were agriculture and Roman Catholic causes. His father died when he was three and he was brought up with his two sisters by his mother, a successful author who wrote some fifty novels and plays under the name ...

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Blundell, Sir Michael (1907–1993), farmer and politician in Kenya  

John Johnson

Blundell, Sir Michael (1907–1993), farmer and politician in Kenya, was born on 7 April 1907 at 33 Campden House Court, Kensington, London, the third of four sons of Alfred Herbert Blundell, a London solicitor, and his wife, Amelia Woodward Richardson. His father's family came from ...

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Blundell, Sir Michael (1907–1993)  

Maker: Barker

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Sir Michael Blundell (1907–1993) by Barker, 1962 © News International Newspapers Ltd

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Body, Sir Richard Bernard Frank Stewart (1927–2018), politician and farmer  

Mark Garnett

Body, Sir Richard Bernard Frank Stewart (1927–2018), politician and farmer, was born on 18 May 1927 at Holmcroft, Datchet, near Slough, Buckinghamshire, the only child of Major (later Lieutenant-Colonel) Bernard Richard Body (1887–1968), a Berkshire farmer, then of The Chantrey, Winkfield, Berkshire...

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Carter, Denis Victor, Baron Carter (1932–2006)  

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Denis Victor Carter, Baron Carter (1932–2006) by unknown photographer, 1997 © Photoshot

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Carter, Denis Victor, Baron Carter (1932–2006), farmer and politician  

Plumb of Coleshill

Carter, Denis Victor, Baron Carter (1932–2006), farmer and politician, was born on 17 January 1932 at 39 Hayles Street, Southwark, London, the son of Albert William Carter (d. 1973), tea warehouseman, and his wife, Annie Julia, née Tynan (d. 1972). The family later moved to ...

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Cobbett, William (1763–1835), political writer and farmer  

Ian Dyck

Cobbett, William (1763–1835), political writer and farmer, was born on 9 March 1763 in Farnham, Surrey, the third of four children of George Cobbett, publican and farmer, and his wife, Anne Vincent.

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Cobbett, William (1763–1835)  

Maker: George Cooke?

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William Cobbett (1763–1835) by George Cooke?, c. 1831 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Courtauld, Katherine Mina (1856–1935), farmer and agriculturist  

Nicola Verdon

Courtauld, Katherine Mina (1856–1935), farmer and agriculturist, was born at High Garrett, Bocking, Essex, on 13 July 1856, the eldest daughter of George Courtauld (1830–1920), crape manufacturer, and his wife, Mina, née Bromley (1832–1859). She had one brother, George...

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Fergusson, Sir Alexander Charles Onslow [Alex] (1949–2018), farmer and politician  

David Torrance

Fergusson, Sir Alexander Charles Onslow [Alex] (1949–2018), farmer and politician, was born on 8 April 1949 in Leswalt, Wigtownshire, the elder son and second of four children of Lt-Col. the Revd Simon Charles David Fergusson (1907–1982), who had served in the ...

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Gibbs, Sir Humphrey Vicary (1902–1990), farmer and colonial administrator  

Donal Lowry

Gibbs, Sir Humphrey Vicary (1902–1990), farmer and colonial administrator, was born on 22 November 1902 at 9 Portman Square, London, the third son and sixth and youngest child of Herbert Cokayne Gibbs, first Baron Hunsdon of Hunsdon (1854–1935), merchant banker, and his wife, ...

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Graham, (James) Angus, seventh duke of Montrose (1907–1992), farmer and politician  

Donal Lowry

Graham, (James) Angus, seventh duke of Montrose (1907–1992), farmer and politician, was born on 2 May 1907 at 19 Manchester Square, London, the elder son and eldest of the four children of James Graham, marquess of Graham, later sixth duke of Montrose (1878–1954)...

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Kerruish, Sir (Henry) Charles (1917–2003), politician and farmer  

Robert Fyson

Kerruish, Sir (Henry) Charles (1917–2003), politician and farmer, was born on 23 July 1917 at Ballafayle, Maughold, Isle of Man, the only child of Henry Howard Kerruish (bap. 1872, d. 1938), farmer, and his wife, Clara May, née Kewin (1877–1961). Ballafayle, Kerruish's...

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Kitchen, Jane (d. 1658), farmer and parish constable  

Martyn Bennett

Kitchen, Jane (d. 1658), farmer and parish constable, lived in Upton by Southwell in Nottinghamshire. Nothing is known of her early life. In 1619 she married John Kitchen (d. 1643), yeoman and churchwarden, son of John Kitchen of Upton, outside the parish of ...

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Kitson, Sir Timothy Peter Geoffrey (1931–2019), politician and farmer  

Mark Garnett

Kitson, Sir Timothy Peter Geoffrey (1931–2019), politician and farmer, was born at Spen House, Spen Lane, Leeds, on 28 January 1931, the second son of Geoffrey Herbert Kitson (1894–1974), mechanical engineer and businessman, and his wife Kathleen Mary Alexandra, née Paul...

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Mackie, John, Baron John-Mackie (1909–1994), farmer and politician  

Tam Dalyell

Mackie, John, Baron John-Mackie (1909–1994), farmer and politician, was born on 24 November 1909 at North Ythsie, Tarves, Aberdeenshire, one of six children and the second of three sons of Maitland Mackie, farmer, and his wife, Mary Ann, née Yull. His father came from a prosperous Scottish farming family, with extensive holdings in ...

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Mason, Joseph (b. 1799?), farm labourer and radical  

Ian Dyck

Mason, Joseph (b. 1799?), farm labourer and radical, lived in the Hampshire village of Bullington, approximately 7 miles north of Winchester. Little is known about Joseph Mason or his brother Robert Mason (b. 1806?) but briefly in 1830–31 they came to public notice as participants in the ...