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Henri Portal MP
(1690 - 1747)
Henry Portal , Hampshire History tells us, was a French Hugenot refugee, coming to England with his father, Jean Francois de Portal, and brother, Guillaume after having to hide in the ov...
George Macaulay Booth
(1877 - 1971)
Peter Richard Hoare
(1772 - 1849)
Baron Albert Grant MP
(1831 - 1899)
"Abraham Gottheimer", "Albrecht Gottheimer", "Baron Grant", "Baron Albert Grant", "Abraham Zachariah Gottheimer", "Albert Gottheimer", "Albert Grant", "Albert L. Grant"
Albert Grant 1831-1899 One of the richest men in England of whom you have never heard.
He was once so eye-wateringly rich, he bought Leicester Square when it was under threat of redevelo...
Leonard Victor Ingrams MP
(1941 - 2005)
Leonard Victor Ingrams (1 September 1941 – 27 July 2005) was a merchant banker and opera festival founder/impresario.
Leonard Ingrams was the youngest of four sons. His parents were Leonar...
(b. - 1856)
Mary Frances Hammersley (GRANT)
(c.1863 - 1912)
1863 Birth of Mary Frances Grant.
Mary Frances Grant was the eldest daughter of General Owen Edward Grant of the Grants of Dalvey (A descendant of King Edward III of England. See 'Burke's 'Peerage & ...
John Taylor, Esq.
(1711 - 1775)
John Taylor Esquire of Bordesley, Warwickshire.
Married Mary Baker, and had issue:
High Sheriff of Warwickshire
Dr Carl Chinn, writing in th...
(1748 - 1832)
'Mezzotint of the portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1828).
(Source: 'Greenwood Genealogies' 1154-1914 by Frederick Greenwood, East Templeton, MA (1914):
'Ralph Thoresby in his history of Leeds, Eng....
Charles Hammersley, Banker
(1817 - 1890)
Charles Hammersley, of Lowndes Square and Abney House, Bourne End.
Educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford.
and '''senior partner with Cox & Co.''' (For more background on the family co...
(1782 - 1862)
'The prosperity which attended Charles Hammersley throughout his career as an army agent was mainly due to his personal intelligence and energy , to his unbroken devotion to his work, and to the confid...
(c.1746 - 1812)
THOMAS HAMMERSLEY (1747-1812) was the second but eldest surviving son of Hugh.
Arms of Sir Hugh Hammersley (1565-1636), Lord Mayor of London (1627), being the arms anciently borne by the family in St...