Eleanor Thornton

Inspiration for the Rolls-Royce flying lady mascot.

Gertrude Agnew

Biography of socialite Gertrude Vernon, Lady Agnew of Lochnaw, who gained prestige and notoriety from her portrait by artist John Singer Sargent.

Hugh Stowell

Church of England clergyman with a reputation as a vigorous firebrand of a preacher.

James Gordon, baillie

James Gordon was an affluent merchant, baillie of Edinburgh, and owner Fortalice of Ardgith, now Ellon Castle.

Jonathan Tyers

Proprietor of New Spring Gardens, later known as Vauxhall Gardens, a popular pleasure garden in Kennington, London.

Joseph Denison (banker)

A wealthy banker and owner of the Denbies estate in Surrey.

Lady Rachel Workman MacRobert

Geologist, cattle breeder, an active feminist and creator of the MacRobert Trust, a charity that supports the RAF and others

Peter Beatty

English racehorse owner, businessman and aristocrat

Thomas Sheridan

Thomas Sheridan (1775 – 1817), known as Tom Sheridan, was the only son of the playwright and poet Richard Brinsley Sheridan and the soprano Elizabeth Ann Linley