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Jones, Thomas [Tom] (1908–1990), trade unionist and Spanish republican volunteer  

Keith Gildart

Jones, Thomas [Tom] (1908–1990), trade unionist and Spanish republican volunteer, was born on 13 October 1908 in Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire, the second of three children of William Jones, coalminer, and his wife, Mary Jones, a kitchen maid. His father had earlier left ...

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Kable, Henry (1766/7–1846), transported convict and merchant  

Portia Robinson

Kable, Henry (1766/7–1846), transported convict and merchant, was born and lived in Suffolk, like his father, Henry Cabell (d. 1783). Both were illiterate and unskilled labourers, and little is known of Henry Kable's early life. He joined a rural gang notorious for thefts from farms, and in 1783 he, his father, and an accomplice were found guilty of house burglary and sentenced to death. The elder two were hanged on 5 April 1783, but sixteen-year-old ...

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Lello, Sir Henry (d. 1627), merchant, diplomat, and warden of Fleet Prison  

Joel Butler

Lello, Sir Henry (d. 1627), merchant, diplomat, and warden of Fleet Prison, was born in Clunton, Shropshire, where his family owned property which he and his sister managed throughout their lives. According to William Biddulph, a visitor to his embassy in Istanbul in ...

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Symons [married name Robinson], Madeleine Jane (1895–1957), trade unionist and penal reformer  

Paula Bartley

Symons [married name Robinson], Madeleine Jane (1895–1957), trade unionist and penal reformer, was born at 9 de Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill, London, on 28 July 1895, the only child of George Todd Symons (1864–1917), a shipbroker, and his wife, ...