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Gutteridge, Joseph (1816–1899), silk weaver and naturalist  

V. E. Chancellor

Gutteridge, Joseph (1816–1899), silk weaver and naturalist, was born on 23 March 1816 in Coventry, the eldest of the three sons of Joseph Gutteridge, a recruiting sergeant, and his first wife, Sarah Shaw. Educated from 1821 in two schools, run by a Quaker woman and Wesleyan preacher respectively, he then went to ...

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Morris, William (1834–1896)  

Maker: George Frederic Watts

William Morris (1834–1896) by George Frederic Watts, 1870 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Morris, William (1834–1896), designer, author, and visionary socialist  

Fiona MacCarthy

Morris, William (1834–1896), designer, author, and visionary socialist, was born at Elm House, Walthamstow, on 24 March 1834, eldest surviving son and fourth of the ten children of William Morris (1797–1847), financier in the City of London, and his wife, Emma (1805–1894), daughter of ...

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Roger, Neil Munro [Bunny] (1911–1997), couturier and socialite  

Raleigh Trevelyan

Roger, Neil Munro [Bunny] (1911–1997), couturier and socialite, was born on 9 June 1911 at 90 North Gate, St Marylebone, London, the second of the three sons of Sir Alexander Roger (1878–1961), businessman, and his wife, Helen Stuart Clark (1884–1976), the daughter of a mayor of ...

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Roger, Neil Munro [Bunny] (1911–1997)  

Maker: Francis Goodman

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Neil Munro Roger (1911–1997) by Francis Goodman, 1951 © reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Voysey, Charles Francis Annesley (1857–1941)  

Maker: Harold Speed

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Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (1857–1941) by Harold Speed, 1905 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Voysey, Charles Francis Annesley (1857–1941), architect and designer  

M. S. Briggs

revised by Wendy Hitchmough

Voysey, Charles Francis Annesley (1857–1941), architect and designer, was born in Hessle, near Hull, on 28 May 1857, the third child and eldest son of the six daughters and four sons of the Revd Charles Voysey (1828–1912) and his wife, Frances Maria, née...