Updates to Published Titles: Notes for Future Revisions
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This free download contains post-publication notes for the titles: "Ancestors and Relatives: the Tasker and Blackburn Families of Rawcliffe, Hook, Snaith and Goole"; "Famous for... More > Suits: the story of Foster and Tetley, Clothiers and Outfitters of Goole"; "Facta Non Verba and Brethren of the Coast"; "Wealth and Notoriety: the extraordinary families of William Levy and Charles Lewis of London" and "Wealth and Notability: the Lockwood, Day and Metcalfe families of Yorkshire and London". It consists mainly of information that has emerged since publication, to be incorporated into future revisions if there are any. This document will be maintained and updated from time to time. Last updated 17th September 2017 - version 14.< Less
Wealth and Notability: the Lockwood, Day and Metcalfe Families of Yorkshire and London
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This book tells the story of an extraordinary group of families, the Lockwoods, the Days and the Metcalfes of Yorkshire and London, and their contingent of wealthy and notable people. Among the... More > wealthiest was the boot blacking manufacturer Charles Day, who made the kind of fortune that would easily rank him alongside today’s richest rock stars. Perhaps the most notable, indeed noble, was Priscilla Cecilia Armytage-Moore who became the Countess of Annesley. But they are not alone. Other family members include influential architects such as Henry Lockwood the designer of Bradford Town Hall and the company town of Saltaire, leading lawyers such as solicitor general Sir Frank Lockwood, top businessmen among them Charles Armytage-Moore who founded a leading firm of stockbrokers and Sir Joseph Flawith Lockwood head of the EMI corporation, and famous actors including Margaret Lockwood, one of the best-loved British film actresses of her day. This books traces their roots and tells their stories.< Less
Wealth and Notoriety: the extraordinary families of William Levy and Charles Lewis of London
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This book is much more than just a catalogue of genealogical facts, dates and events. It reveals an extraordinary family with noteworthy individuals in almost every branch. Some were wealthy; some... More > were notorious. Their activities frequently surfaced in the courts and in newspapers. Their wealth originated from a London Jewish couple, William and Elizabeth Levy, whose ‘disorderly house’ attracted the attention of an 1817 House of Commons enquiry. Later generations were able to enter more respectable professions; they became lawyers, businessmen, theatre owners, military heroes, pioneering adventurers, actors, writers and artists. Amongst those mentioned are: William Levy, Charles Lewis, Lawrence Isaac Nathan, Laurence Hanray, Lawrence Levy, Edward Lawrence Levy, Robert Neck, Frank Van Neck, Morrice Levy, Henry Harris, Samuel Harris, Alan King-Hamilton, Edward Dillon Lewis, Charles Wray Lewis, Ernest Lewis, Donald Swain Lewis, Edward Tyrrell Lewis, Somers Reginald Lewis, Arthur Percy Lewis.< Less
Computer-Assisted Language Learning for Deaf Children: a natural language interface system
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Originally a dissertation for the degree of Master of Science in the Department of Computation, UMIST (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology), U.K., 1981. This is a scanned... More > copy of the original, January 2010. The dissertation specifies a set of computer programs to allow learners to interact with a computer through written language. It sets out the computational foundations for an approach later investigated in a Ph.D. thesis, “Natural Language, Computer-Assisted Learning and Language-Impaired Children”, by the same author, at the Department of Psychology, University of Hull, U.K., in 1987.< Less
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