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Hamerton [formerly Hammerton], Philip Gilbertlocked

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Hamerton [formerly Hammerton], Philip Gilbert (1834–1894), artist and essayist, was born on 10 September 1834 at Laneside, near Shaw, near Oldham in Lancashire; he changed the spelling of his name in 1854. His father, John Hammerton, a solicitor, married Anne, orphan daughter of ...

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