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  • ALLGOOD family A family of this name was for more than 150 years identified with the japanning industry at Pontypool and at Usk. The series begins with THOMAS ALLGOOD I (c. 1640 - 1716), a Northants Quaker who was invited by his friend Richard Hanbury to establish copperas works at Pontypool. He turned his attention to the possibility of producing lacquer from the by-products of coal. He died 8 May 1716, and
  • BEVAN, SILVANUS (1691 - 1765), Quaker physician BEVAN 1704 - 1786, his brother, succeeded him in the Plough Court business - which was the lineal ancestor of the firm of Allen and Hanbury. He married as his second wife Hannah, daughter of John Gurney, and was the father of JOSEPH GURNEY BEVAN (1753 - 1814), who carried on the business but is better known as a writer on Quakerism and is commemorated in D.N.B.
  • BLAYNEY family Gregynog, , Arthur Blayney (v. infra), was the last of the Blayney family of Gregynog, though the Irish line - the Blayney family of Blayney Castle - continued for some years. The Blayney estates in Montgomeryshire and Salop passed to the Hon. Henry Tracy, who became the 8th viscount Tracy and whose wife was Susanna Weaver, a second cousin of Arthur Blayney - see note at end of article John Hanbury. ARTHUR BLAYNEY
  • BOOTH, FLORENCE ELEANOR (1861 - 1957), Salvationist and social reformer streets of London's East End, and in 1884 she inaugurated The Women's Social Work which was run from a small house at 194 Hanbury Street, Whitechapel, London. She continued to lead this pioneering aspect of the Salvation Army's work for the next 28 years, until Bramwell became General. She was given the rank of commissioner in 1888, and directed the Rescue Work as it spread around the world. Realizing
  • HANBURY family, industrialists; HANBURY, JOHN, II (1664 - 1734), industrialist Business and IndustryMilitaryRoyalty and Society, of the Worcestershire family of Hanbury; he was christened at S. Nicholas, Gloucester, in 1664. He was the son of Capel Hanbury (1625 - 1704), the third son of John Hanbury I of Pursall Green. John Hanbury II is acknowledged as the pioneer of the tin-plating industry; he inherited the Pontypool estate
  • HANBURY, CAPEL (1707 - 1765), industrialist - see HANBURYfamily, industrialists
  • HANBURY, JOHN (1744 - 1784), industrialist - see HANBURYfamily, industrialists
  • HANBURY-TRACY, CHARLES (1777 - 1858), industrialist - see HANBURYfamily, industrialists
  • LEWIS, FRANCIS (1713 - 1802), one of the signatories of the American Declaration of Independence property to her nephews, Francis Lewis and Hanbury Pettingal. Both cousins were named as executors, but the will was proved by Hanbury Pettingal only (which would be consistent with Francis Lewis's departure for New York some five years earlier). Mary Pettingal also left £200 to Charles Griffiths of Llanaravon in the parish of Llanvrechva, Monmouth, and John Cadogan of Newport, to be placed at interest
  • LLOYD family Peterwell, ) Elizabeth, daughter and coheiress of Sir Isaac Le Hemp (or Le Hoop), who is mentioned in Paul Whitehead The State Dunces, and (2) a Miss Savage. He was an intimate friend of many well-known men of the day including Henry Fox (afterwards lord Holland) Sir Charles Hanbury-Williams and Richard Rigby, the paymaster-general. In 1750 he became the owner of the Maes-y-felin estate (see the preceding article) on
  • TRACY, CHARLES HANBURY (1777 - 1858), industrialist - see HANBURYfamily, industrialists
  • WILLIAMS, CHARLES (1633 - 1720), benefactor of his native town He was unfortunate enough to kill a cousin of his (Morgan of Penrhos) in a duel, and had to flee the country. He went to Smyrna, where he became a merchant, trading not only with Turkey but with other countries such as Russia, and acquiring great wealth in the process. John Hanbury of Pontypool succeeded in the reign of William III in making it possible for him to return to Britain, where he

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