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Charles Pearson (4 October 1793 – 14 September 1862) was Solicitor to the City of London, a reforming campaigner, and – briefly – Member of Parliament for Lambeth. [1]

67 relations: Apprenticeship, Atmospheric railway, Benjamin Hawes, Bishopsgate, Board of directors, Budapest Metro, Bus, Capital (economics), Capital punishment in the United Kingdom, Catholic Church, Charles Tennyson d'Eyncourt, Chiltern Hundreds, Christian Wolmar, Church of England, City of London, City of London Corporation, Commuting, Councillor, Disestablishmentarianism, Eastbourne, Edema, Farringdon, London, General Post Office, Glasgow Subway, Great Britain Historical GIS, Great Fire of London, Greater London, Hackney carriage, Indenture, Internal combustion engine, Jews, Johns Hopkins University Press, Jury, Lambeth (UK Parliament constituency), Liberal Party (UK), London Docks, London Underground, Mary Martha Pearson, Member of parliament, Metropolitan Railway, Monument to the Great Fire of London, Oxford University Press, Paddington, Parliament of the United Kingdom, Praed Street, Private bill, Resignation from the British House of Commons, River Fleet, Routledge, Royal assent, ..., Royal Commission, Shareholder, Slum, Solicitor, St. Martin's Le Grand, Stockbroker, Suburb, The Times, United Kingdom general election, 1847, Universal suffrage, Upholstery, Victorian era, Wandsworth, Wards and electoral divisions of the United Kingdom, West Norwood Cemetery, William Williams (Radical politician), Worshipful Company of Haberdashers. Expand index (17 more) »


An apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study (classroom work and reading).

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Atmospheric railway

An atmospheric railway uses differential air pressure to provide power for propulsion of a railway vehicle.

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Benjamin Hawes

Sir Benjamin Hawes (1797 – 15 May 1862) was a British Whig politician.

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Bishopsgate is one of the 25 wards of the City of London and also the name of a major road (part of the A10) between Gracechurch Street and Norton Folgate in the northeast corner of London's main financial district.

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Board of directors

A board of directors is a recognized group of people who jointly oversee the activities of an organization, which can be either a for-profit business, nonprofit organization, or a government agency.

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Budapest Metro

The Budapest Metro (Budapesti metró) is the rapid transit system in the Hungarian capital Budapest.

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A bus (archaically also omnibus, multibus, motorbus, autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers.

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Capital (economics)

In economics, capital consists of an asset that can enhance one's power to perform economically useful work.

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Capital punishment in the United Kingdom

Capital punishment in the United Kingdom was used from ancient times until the second half of the 20th century.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Charles Tennyson d'Eyncourt

Charles Tennyson d'Eyncourt (20 July 1784 – 21 July 1861), born Charles Tennyson, was a British politician, landowner and Member of Parliament (MP) for Stamford from 1831 to 1832 and for Lambeth from 1832 to 1852.

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Chiltern Hundreds

The Chiltern Hundreds is an ancient administrative area in Buckinghamshire, England, composed of three "hundreds" and lying partially within the Chiltern Hills.

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Christian Wolmar

Christian Tage Forter Wolmar (born 3 August 1949) is a British journalist, author, railway historian and Labour Party politician.

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Church of England

The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.

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City of London

The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.

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City of London Corporation

The City of London Corporation, officially and legally the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London, is the municipal governing body of the City of London, the historic centre of London and the location of much of the UK's financial sector.

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Commuting is periodically recurring travel between one's place of residence and place of work, or study, and in doing so exceed the boundary of their residential community.

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A Councillor is a member of a local government council.

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Disestablishmentarianism refers to campaigns to sever links between church and state, particularly in relation to the Church of England as an established church within the United Kingdom.

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Eastbourne is a town, seaside resort and borough in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex on the south coast of England, east of Brighton.

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Edema, also spelled oedema or œdema, is an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the interstitium, located beneath the skin and in the cavities of the body, which can cause severe pain.

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Farringdon, London

Farringdon is a historic area of the City of London, represented today by the Wards of Farringdon Within and Farringdon Without.

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General Post Office

The General Post Office (GPO) was officially established in England in 1660 by Charles II and it eventually grew to combine the functions of state postal system and telecommunications carrier.

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Glasgow Subway

The Glasgow Subway is an underground metro line in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Great Britain Historical GIS

The Great Britain Historical GIS (or GBHGIS), is a spatially enabled database that documents and visualises the changing human geography of the British Isles, although is primarily focussed on the subdivisions of the United Kingdom mainly over the 200 years since the first census in 1801.

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Great Fire of London

The Great Fire of London was a major conflagration that swept through the central parts of the English city of London from Sunday, 2 September to Thursday, 6 of September 1666.

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Greater London

Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.

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Hackney carriage

A hackney or hackney carriage (also called a cab, black cab, hack or London taxi) is a carriage or automobile for hire.

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An indenture is a legal contract that reflects or covers a debt or purchase obligation.

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Internal combustion engine

An internal combustion engine (ICE) is a heat engine where the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer (usually air) in a combustion chamber that is an integral part of the working fluid flow circuit.

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Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation) or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites Israelite origins and kingdom: "The first act in the long drama of Jewish history is the age of the Israelites""The people of the Kingdom of Israel and the ethnic and religious group known as the Jewish people that descended from them have been subjected to a number of forced migrations in their history" and Hebrews of the Ancient Near East.

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Johns Hopkins University Press

The Johns Hopkins University Press (also referred to as JHU Press or JHUP) is the publishing division of Johns Hopkins University.

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A jury is a sworn body of people convened to render an impartial verdict (a finding of fact on a question) officially submitted to them by a court, or to set a penalty or judgment.

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Lambeth (UK Parliament constituency)

Lambeth was a constituency 1832—1885 loosely equivalent in area to the later administrative units: the London Borough of Lambeth and the south-west and centre of the London Borough of Southwark.

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Liberal Party (UK)

The Liberal Party was one of the two major parties in the United Kingdom – with the opposing Conservative Party – in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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London Docks

The London Docks were one of several sets of docks in the historic Port of London.

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London Underground

The London Underground (also known simply as the Underground, or by its nickname the Tube) is a public rapid transit system serving London and some parts of the adjacent counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.

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Mary Martha Pearson

Mary Martha Pearson (née Dutton) (1798 –1871) was an English portrait painter.

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Member of parliament

A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.

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Metropolitan Railway

The Metropolitan Railway (also known as the Met) was a passenger and goods railway that served London from 1863 to 1933, its main line heading north-west from the capital's financial heart in the City to what were to become the Middlesex suburbs.

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Monument to the Great Fire of London

The Monument to the Great Fire of London, more commonly known simply as the Monument, is a Doric column in the City of London, near the northern end of London Bridge, that commemorates the Great Fire of London.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Paddington is an area within the City of Westminster, in central London.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom

The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.

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Praed Street

Praed Street (pronounced) is a street in London's Paddington district (now part of the City of Westminster), most notable for its Paddington Station.

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Private bill

A private bill is a proposal for a law that would apply to a particular individual or group of individuals, or corporate entity.

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Resignation from the British House of Commons

Members of Parliament (MPs) sitting in the House of Commons in the United Kingdom are technically not permitted to resign their seats.

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River Fleet

The River Fleet is the largest of London's subterranean rivers.

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Routledge is a British multinational publisher.

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Royal assent

Royal assent or sanction is the method by which a country's monarch (possibly through a delegated official) formally approves an act of that nation's parliament.

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Royal Commission

A Royal Commission is a major ad-hoc formal public inquiry into a defined issue in some monarchies.

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A shareholder or stockholder is an individual or institution (including a corporation) that legally owns one or more shares of stock in a public or private corporation.

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A slum is a highly populated urban residential area consisting mostly of closely packed, decrepit housing units in a situation of deteriorated or incomplete infrastructure, inhabited primarily by impoverished persons.

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A solicitor is a legal practitioner who traditionally deals with most of the legal matters in some jurisdictions.

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St. Martin's Le Grand


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A stockbroker is a regulated professional individual, usually associated with a brokerage firm or broker-dealer, who buys and sells stocks and other securities for both retail and institutional clients through a stock exchange or over the counter in return for a fee or commission.

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A suburb is a mixed-use or residential area, existing either as part of a city or urban area or as a separate residential community within commuting distance of a city.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.

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United Kingdom general election, 1847

The 1847 United Kingdom general election saw candidates calling themselves Conservatives win the most seats, in part because they won a number of uncontested seats.

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Universal suffrage

The concept of universal suffrage, also known as general suffrage or common suffrage, consists of the right to vote of all adult citizens, regardless of property ownership, income, race, or ethnicity, subject only to minor exceptions.

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Upholstery is the work of providing furniture, especially seats, with padding, springs, webbing, and fabric or leather covers.

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Victorian era

In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.

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Wandsworth Town is a district of south London within the London Borough of Wandsworth.

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Wards and electoral divisions of the United Kingdom

The wards and electoral divisions in the United Kingdom are electoral districts at sub-national level represented by one or more councillors.

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West Norwood Cemetery

West Norwood Cemetery is a cemetery in West Norwood in London, England.

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William Williams (Radical politician)

William Williams (12 February 1788 – 26 April 1865), was a Welsh Radical politician.

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Worshipful Company of Haberdashers

The Worshipful Company of Haberdashers, one of the Great Twelve City Livery Companies, is an ancient merchant guild of London, England associated with the silk and velvet trades.

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