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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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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...