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Peston, Maurice Harry, Baron Peston (1931–2016), economist, was born on 19 March 1931 at 6 Scarborough Street, Stepney, London, the eldest of four surviving children (two boys and two girls: an elder brother, Philip, was born and died in 1930) of Abraham Peston...


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William Alexander Robson (1895–1980) by Elliott & Fry, 1963 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Robson, William Alexander (1895–1980), jurist and reformer, was born on 14 July 1895 at Finchley, Middlesex, the first son and youngest of three children of Jack Robson, born Jacob Alexander Isaacs, a dealer in pearls in Hatton Garden, and his wife, Esther Louisa Afriat...