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Farmers and agriculturalists


199 People in group

Sir Martin Lister

Sir Martin Lister

1602-1670
Farmer and politician; MP for Brackley
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Lopes Massey Lopes, 3rd Bt

Sir Lopes Massey Lopes, 3rd Bt

1818-1908
Politician and agriculturalist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Henry Dubs Lorimer

Henry Dubs Lorimer

1879-1933
Farmer and Conservative politician; MP for South Derbeyshire
Sitter in 4 portraits
John Frederick Loverseed

John Frederick Loverseed

1881-1928
Farmer, soldier and Liberal politician; MP for Sudbury
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir David Lowe

Sir David Lowe

1899-1980
Agriculturalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Michael MacCarthy

Michael MacCarthy

1907-1973
Farmer; son of Desmond and Molly MacCarthy
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Allan McCready

1916-2003
Farmer and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Alasdair Roderick Mackenzie

1903-1970
Politician and farmer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Edward Lancelot Mallalieu

Sir Edward Lancelot Mallalieu

1905-1979
Politician and Governor of Royal Agricultural Society
Sitter in 6 portraits
William James Harris, 6th Earl of Malmesbury

William James Harris, 6th Earl of Malmesbury

1907-2000
Justice of the Peace and agriculturalist
Sitter in 15 portraits
Samuel Marsden

Samuel Marsden

1765-1838
Missionary and farmer
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Sir John Ross Marshall

1912-1988
Farmer and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (Alfred) Herbert (Henry) Matthews

Sir (Alfred) Herbert (Henry) Matthews

1870-1958
Politician and agriculturalist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Elizabeth Lamb (née Milbanke), Viscountess Melbourne

Elizabeth Lamb (née Milbanke), Viscountess Melbourne

baptised 1751-1818
Political hostess and agricultural improver
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Harry Stephen Meysey-Thompson (né Thompson), 1st Bt

Sir Harry Stephen Meysey-Thompson (né Thompson), 1st Bt

1809-1874
Politician and agriculturalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hugo John Laurence Philipps, 3rd Baron Milford

Hugo John Laurence Philipps, 3rd Baron Milford

1929-1999
Farmer; son of Rosamond Nina Lehmann and Wogan Philipps, 2nd Baron Milford
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Charles Dodson, 3rd Baron Monk Bretton

John Charles Dodson, 3rd Baron Monk Bretton

1924-
Agriculturist; son of 2nd Baron Monk Bretton
Sitter in 6 portraits
(James) Angus Graham, 7th Duke of Montrose

(James) Angus Graham, 7th Duke of Montrose

1907-1992
Farmer and politician
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Charles Morgan, 2nd Bt

Sir Charles Morgan, 2nd Bt

1760-1846
Agriculturalist and politician; MP for Brecon and Monmouthshire
Sitter associated with 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Robert Charles Gilfrid Morris-Eyton

1921-1990
Lieutenant-Colonel, farmer and Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire
Sitter in 10 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Robert David Muldoon

1921-1992
Farmer and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Joseph Nickerson

Sir Joseph Nickerson

1914-1990
Agriculturalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Walter Ernest Christopher James, 4th Baron Northbourne

Walter Ernest Christopher James, 4th Baron Northbourne

1896-1982
Agriculturalist, author and rower
Sitter in 5 portraits
Hugh Algernon Percy, 10th Duke of Northumberland

Hugh Algernon Percy, 10th Duke of Northumberland

1914-1973
Lord Steward of HM Household and agriculturalist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Kendal Edmund O'Brien

Kendal Edmund O'Brien

1849-1909
Politician and farmer
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Sir David John Wilfrid Ogilvy, 13th Bt

1914-1992
Landowner and farmer
Sitter in 10 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Sir Thomas Peacock

1887-1959
President of the Farmers Union
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir Francis Fenwick Pearson, 1st Bt

Sir Francis Fenwick Pearson, 1st Bt

1911-1991
Politician, Chief Minister of Manipur State and farmer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard Penderel

Richard Penderel

circa 1606-1672
Royalist and farmer
Sitter in 7 portraits
John Pinkerton

John Pinkerton

1845-1908
Politician and farmer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Leslie Arthur Plummer

Sir Leslie Arthur Plummer

1901-1963
Farmer and Labour politician; MP for Deptford
Sitter in 1 portrait
Rudy Sternberg, Baron Plurenden

Rudy Sternberg, Baron Plurenden

1917-1978
Businessman, farmer and livestock breeder
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (John) Richard Walter Reginald Carew Pole, 13th Bt

Sir (John) Richard Walter Reginald Carew Pole, 13th Bt

1938-
Farmer and chartered surveyor
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Gerard Vernon Wallop, 9th Earl of Portsmouth

Gerard Vernon Wallop, 9th Earl of Portsmouth

1898-1984
Landowner; agricultural author and politician
Sitter in 3 portraits
Philip Pusey

Philip Pusey

1799-1855
Landlord, politician and agriculturalist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Hugh Quigley

Hugh Quigley

1895-1979
Economist and farmer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Peter Thomas More Hope, 4th Baron Rankeillour

Peter Thomas More Hope, 4th Baron Rankeillour

1935-
Farmer and landowner; son of 3rd Baron Rankeillour
Sitter in 5 portraits
Clare Sewell Read

Clare Sewell Read

1826-1905
Agriculturalist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir (R.) Henry Rew

Sir (R.) Henry Rew

1858-1929
Agricultural writer and politician
Sitter associated with 9 portraits
George Gibson Richardson

George Gibson Richardson

1816-1879
Merchant and agriculturalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Rowland Richard Robbins

Rowland Richard Robbins

1872-1960
Farmer and agriculturalist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Alexander Robertson

Alexander Robertson

1896-1970
Organic farmer and professor of Chemistry
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Gerald William Collingwood Robinson, 4th Bt

Sir Gerald William Collingwood Robinson, 4th Bt

1857-1903
Landowner
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Gilbert Wooding Robinson

1888-1950
Professor of Agricultural Chemistry
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Sir Sydney Walter Robinson

1876-1950
Building contractor, farmer and Liberal politician; MP for Chelmsford
Sitter in 2 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Joseph Rogerson

1785-1851
Farmer, printer and magazine founder
Artist associated with 1 portrait
Sir (Edward) John Russell

Sir (Edward) John Russell

1872-1965
Agriculturalist; Director of the Rothamsted Experimental Station
Sitter in 25 portraits
David Scott

David Scott

died after 1838
Farmer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (Robert) Donald Scott

Sir (Robert) Donald Scott

1901-1974
Landowner, farmer and Conservative politician; MP for Wansbeck and Penrith & The Border
Sitter in 4 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Fred R. Scott

active 1946-1952
Deputy President, National Farmers Union
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Michael Frederick Scott

1911-1995
Army officer, farmer and Justice of the Peace
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Sir John Saunders Sebright, 7th Bt

Sir John Saunders Sebright, 7th Bt

1767-1846
Agriculturalist and politician; MP for Hertfordshire
Sitter in 2 portraits
Ernest William Shackle

Ernest William Shackle

1862-1938
Major and Master of Berkshire and Buckinghamshire Farmers Staghounds
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Ernest Whittome Shepperson, 1st Bt

Sir Ernest Whittome Shepperson, 1st Bt

1874-1949
Politician and farmer
Sitter in 4 portraits
No individual image available for this person

John Rose George, 7th Baron Sinclair

1864-1926
Soldier and farmer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir John Sinclair, 1st Bt

Sir John Sinclair, 1st Bt

1754-1835
Agricultural improver and politician
Sitter associated with 10 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Hon. Sardar Bahadur Datas Singh

died 1973
Agricultural landowner and advisor in the Punjab
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir William Kershaw Slater

Sir William Kershaw Slater

1893-1970
Chemist and Secretary of the Agricultural Research Council
Sitter in 2 portraits
Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Spencer

Robert Spencer, 1st Baron Spencer

1570-1627
Sheep farmer and politician; MP for Brackley
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Beville Stanier, 1st Bt

Sir Beville Stanier, 1st Bt

1867-1921
Politician and agriculturalist
Sitter in 2 portraits

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