Hill, Jacqueline

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Alexander, Sir William

Alexander, Sir William (1743–1822), 1st baronet, wholesale merchant, and Dublin alderman, of Belcamp, Booterstown, and Mountjoy Square, Dublin, was born 3 March 1743, son of William Alexander (d. c.1788), wholesale merchant and linen factor, of Mary's Abbey, Dublin (…

Binns, John

Binns, John (1730?–1804), silk merchant, canal developer, and radical politician, was the son of Joshua Binns, who in 1719 was admitted to the Dublin weavers' guild by special grace. John Binns was admitted to the guild by birth in 1756, so he was probably born in the mid 1730s.…

Dunn, James

Dunn, James (1700–73), wine and porter merchant, of Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin, first presbyterian to represent Dublin city in parliament since the 1650s, was eldest son of William Dunn (1672–1715), merchant of Belfast. James Dunn became free of the Dublin guild of merchants (…

Giffard, Ambrose Hardinge

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Giffard, John

Giffard, John (1746–1819), accountant general of the Irish customs and acting grand master of the Orange order, was born 14 February 1746 (NS), the only child of John Giffard, attorney, of Great Torrington, Devon, and his wife Dorcas Robinson (née Murphy), daughter of Arthur…

Gregg, Tresham Dames

Gregg, Tresham Dames (1800–81), clergyman and controversialist, was born 11 August 1800 in Dublin, son of Hugh Gregg (c.1775–1805), originally of Dublin but later of Kilkenny, and Martha Gregg (née Dames; 1781–1874). He was a grandson of Tresham Gregg (1751–1809), gaoler…

McDowell, Robert Brendan (R. B.)

McDowell, Robert Brendan (R. B.) (1913–2011), historian, was born on 14 September 1913 at Carrig, Bawnmore Road, Belfast, elder son of Robert McDowell, employed at Musgrave, a Belfast tea firm, and his wife Violet (née Ferris), whose family were wine and spirit merchants in Derry…

Scully, Denys

Scully, Denys (1773–1830), political writer and champion of catholic emancipation, was born on 4 May 1773, seventh child and second son of James Scully (1737–1816), a prosperous grazier who in 1780 settled at Kilfeacle, Co. Tipperary, and his wife Catherine Lyons, of Croome House…