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Anderson, James (1739–1808)  

Maker: Samuel Freeman

James Anderson (1739–1808) by Samuel Freeman, pubd 1809 (after J. Anderson) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Anderson, James (1739–1808), agriculturist and political economist  

Rosalind Mitchison

Anderson, James (1739–1808), agriculturist and political economist, born at Hermiston, near Edinburgh, inherited the tenancy of a large farm there at the age of fifteen when his parents (whose names are unknown) died. He had already prepared himself for the position by attending ...

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Bathurst, Charles, first Viscount Bledisloe (1867–1958), agriculturist and politician  

F. M. L. Thompson

Bathurst, Charles, first Viscount Bledisloe (1867–1958), agriculturist and politician, was born in London on 21 September 1867, the second but first surviving son of the barrister Charles Bathurst (1836–1907), of Lydney Park, Gloucestershire, where he owned 4000 acres of land, and his wife, ...

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Brock, (Arthur) Guy Clutton- (1906–1995), agriculturist and political activist  

Terence O. Ranger

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Brock, (Arthur) Guy Clutton- (1906–1995), agriculturist and political activist, was born on 5 April 1906 at Lake View, Green Lane, Ruislip, Middlesex, the son of Henry Alan Clutton-Brock, stockbroker, and his wife, Rosa Gertrude Eleanor, née Bowles. He was educated at Rugby School...

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Coke, Thomas William, first earl of Leicester of Holkham (1754–1842), politician and agriculturist  

J. V. Beckett

Coke, Thomas William, first earl of Leicester of Holkham (1754–1842), politician and agriculturist, was born in London on 6 May 1754 and baptized at St James's, Piccadilly, on 22 May, the eldest son of Wenham Roberts Coke (1717–1776), a landowner, and his second wife, ...

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Cover Coke, Thomas William, first earl of Leicester of Holkham (1754–1842)

Coke, Thomas William, first earl of Leicester of Holkham (1754–1842)  

Maker: Thomas Gainsborough

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Thomas William Coke, first earl of Leicester of Holkham (1754–1842) by Thomas Gainsborough, 1778 by kind permission of the Earl of Leicester and the Trustees of the Holkham Estate. Photograph: Photographic Survey, Courtauld Institute of Art, London

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Curwen, John Christian (1756–1828)  

Maker: Charles Turner

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John Christian Curwen (1756–1828) by Charles Turner, pubd 1809 (after John James Halls) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Curwen, John Christian (1756–1828), agriculturist and politician  

J. V. Beckett

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Curwen, John Christian (1756–1828), agriculturist and politician, was born on 12 July 1756 at Ewanrigg, Dearham, Cumberland, the eldest to survive infancy of the sons of John Christian of Ewanrigg, and his wife, Jane, eldest daughter of Eldred Curwen of Workington Hall, Cumberland...

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Dempster, George, of Dunnichen (1732–1818)  

Maker: John Opie

George Dempster of Dunnichen (1732–1818) by John Opie Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Dempster, George, of Dunnichen (1732–1818), agriculturist and politician  

Andrew M. Lang

Dempster, George, of Dunnichen (1732–1818), agriculturist and politician, was born at Alexander Kyd's Close, Dundee, Forfarshire, on 8 December 1732, the eldest son of John Dempster (1700–1754), landowner and grain merchant, and his first wife, Isabel Ogilvie (1700×10–c.1738).

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Hatton, Murray Edward Gordon Finch-, twelfth earl of Winchilsea and seventh earl of Nottingham (1851–1898), politician and agriculturist  

Paul Readman

Hatton, Murray Edward Gordon Finch-, twelfth earl of Winchilsea and seventh earl of Nottingham (1851–1898), politician and agriculturist, was born on 28 March 1851 at Wilton Crescent, London, the second son of the ultra-tory, anti-Catholic politician George William Finch-Hatton, tenth earl of Winchilsea and fifth earl of Nottingham...

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Kinnear, John Boyd (1828–1920), politician and agriculturist  

Gordon F. Millar

Kinnear, John Boyd (1828–1920), politician and agriculturist, was born in Edinburgh on 15 March 1828, the eldest son of Charles Kinnear (b. 1795?), of Kinloch, Fife, and Christiana Boyd Greenshields. He was educated at home and then at the universities of St Andrews...

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Lopes, Sir Lopes Massey, third baronet (1818–1908)  

Maker: Maull & Polyblank

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Sir Lopes Massey Lopes, third baronet (1818–1908) by Maull & Polyblank, 1860s © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Lopes, Sir Lopes Massey, third baronet (1818–1908), politician and agriculturist  

L. C. Sanders

revised by H. C. G. Matthew

Lopes, Sir Lopes Massey, third baronet (1818–1908), politician and agriculturist, born at Maristow, Devon, on 14 June 1818, was the eldest son in the family of seven sons and two daughters of Sir Ralph Franco (1788–1854), who took the surname Lopes in ...

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McLagan, Peter (1822/3–1900), agriculturalist, temperance campaigner, and politician  

Ewen A. Cameron

McLagan, Peter (1822/3–1900), agriculturalist, temperance campaigner, and politician, was born in Demerara, British Guiana, the son of Peter McLagan (1776–1860), estate and slave owner in Demerara, and an unknown woman, possibly an enslaved or free black woman from his Caledonia plantation...

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Peter McLagan (1822/3–1900), by unknown photographer, 1900s

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Pell, Albert (1820–1907), agriculturist and politician  

Ernest Clarke

revised by Anne Pimlott Baker

Pell, Albert (1820–1907), agriculturist and politician, was born on 12 March 1820, in Montagu Place, Bloomsbury, London, the eldest of the three sons of Sir Albert Pell (1768–1832), of Pinner Hill, Middlesex, and his wife, Margaret Letitia Matilda (1786–1868), third daughter and coheir of ...

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Read, Clare Sewell (1826–1905), agriculturist and politician  

Ernest Clarke

revised by G. E. Mingay

Read, Clare Sewell (1826–1905), agriculturist and politician, the eldest son of George Read of Barton Bendish Hall, Norfolk, and Sarah Ann, daughter of Clare Sewell, was born at Ketteringham on 6 November 1826. His ancestors had been tenant farmers in Norfolk since the end of the sixteenth century. He was educated privately at ...

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Russell, Francis, fifth duke of Bedford (1765–1802), agriculturist and politician  

E. A. Smith

Russell, Francis, fifth duke of Bedford (1765–1802), agriculturist and politician, was born on 23 July 1765 and baptized on 20 August 1765 at St Giles-in-the-Fields, London, the eldest child of Francis Russell, marquess of Tavistock (1739–1767), politician, and Lady Elizabeth Keppel (1739–1768), daughter of ...

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Russell, Francis, fifth duke of Bedford (1765–1802)  

Maker: John Hoppner

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Francis Russell, fifth duke of Bedford (1765–1802) by John Hoppner, exh. RA 1797? The Royal Collection © 2004 HM Queen Elizabeth II