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Aislabie, Benjamin (1774–1842), wine merchant and cricket administrator  

Eric Midwinter

revised by Christine Clark

Aislabie, Benjamin (1774–1842), wine merchant and cricket administrator, was born on 14 January 1774 in Newington Green, Middlesex, the third son, and sixth and last child, of Rawson Aislabie (d. 1806), soap and wine merchant of Newington Green who owned two estates on the island of ...

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Prest, William (1832–1885), football administrator and wine merchant  

Nicholas Fishwick and Roland Fishwick

Prest, William (1832–1885), football administrator and wine merchant, was born in York, probably on 1 April 1832, one of five sons of John Prest (1791–1866), a successful merchant in the city, and his wife, Arabella, née Lambert (1801–1873). He attended private schools in ...