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See Clarke, William John Turner

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Craven, John, Baron Craven (bap. 1610, d. 1648)  

See Craven, Sir William

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Fleetwood, Thomas (1659x61–1717), owner and reclaimer of land  

C. H. Derby

revised by Anne Pimlott Baker

Fleetwood, Thomas (1659x61–1717), owner and reclaimer of land, was the eldest of the family of three sons and two daughters of Sir Richard Fleetwood, baronet (1628–1721), of Calwich, Staffordshire, and his wife, Anne (1623/4–1720), daughter of Sir Edward Golding, baronet, of Colston Bassett, Nottinghamshire...

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Lombe [formerly Beevor], Edward (1798/9–1852), landowner and philanthropist  

Brian Carter

Lombe [formerly Beevor], Edward (1798/9–1852), landowner and philanthropist, was the son of Edward Beevor (d. 1847), a Norwich attorney, and his wife, Sylvia. He succeeded his father in 1847 as tenant for life to the Lombe estate of Melton Hall, Wymondham, Norfolk...

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Percy, Algernon, fourth duke of Northumberland (1792–1865), landowner and philanthropist  

F. M. L. Thompson

Percy, Algernon, fourth duke of Northumberland (1792–1865), landowner and philanthropist, was born at Syon House, Middlesex, on 15 December 1792, the second son of Hugh Percy, second duke of Northumberland (1742–1817), and his second wife, Frances Julia (1752–1820), third daughter of Peter Burrell...

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Smith, Augustus John (1804–1872), landowner and philanthropist  

Peter Mandler

Smith, Augustus John (1804–1872), landowner and philanthropist, was born in London on 15 September 1804, the eldest of six children of James Smith (1768–1843), landowner and scion of a Nottingham banking family, and his second wife, Mary Isabella (1784–1823), eldest daughter of Augustus Pechell...