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Tonkin, Thomaslocked

(bap. 1678, d. 1741/2)
  • Peter Berresford Ellis


Tonkin, Thomas (bap. 1678, d. 1741/2), antiquary and Cornish scholar, was born at Trevaunance, St Agnes, Cornwall, and baptized in the parish church there on 26 September 1678, the eldest son of Hugh Tonkin (1652–1711), landowner, and his first wife, Frances (1662–1691), daughter of ...

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