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Conyngham, William Burton (1733–1796), politician and improver, was born William Burton in 1733, the second son of Francis Burton (1696–1743), politician and landowner, of Buncraggy, co. Clare, Ireland, and Mary Conyngham (d. 1737), the only surviving daughter of Major-General Henry Conyngham and the sister of ...

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Middleton, John (1751–1833), surveyor and agriculturist, was born at Barford Moor, Winston, co. Durham, in February 1751, and baptized at Winston on 3 March 1751, the eldest son of Edward Middleton (1723–1801), a farmer, and his wife, Sarah, née Collyer (c.1724–1810)...

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Stone, Thomas Brace (bap. 1753, d. 1815), agricultural writer and land surveyor, was baptized at Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, on 26 November 1753, the fifth son of Richard Stone (d. 1782/3), and his wife, Ann, née Arnold, who died before her husband. Richard Stone...

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Wilson, Sir Thomas Maryon, eighth baronet (1800–1869), landowner and thwarted urban developer, was born on 14 April 1800 at Southend, Essex, the eldest of the six children of Sir Thomas Maryon Wilson, seventh baronet (d. 1821), and his wife, Elizabeth (d...