What's New: June 2021

June 10, 2021

This month’s update includes a survey of 300 ODNB lives connected with Coventry, UK City of Culture in 2021; and also links thirty-nine lives representing the West India interest, adding four new lives. Read the survey of Coventry lives here.

Read the summary of new content here.

New and updated subjects - June 2021

Booker family (act. 1793–1961), merchants

George Booker (1799–1866) [see under Booker family (act. 1793–1961)], merchant

John McConnell (1829–1890) [see under Booker family (act. 1793–1961)], merchant

Josias [i] Booker (1793–1865) [see under Booker family (act. 1793–1961)], merchant

Josias [ii] Booker (1828–1881) [see under Booker family (act. 1793–1961)], merchant

The West India interest (act. 1823–1834)

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