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Evans, William Davieslocked

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Evans, William Davies (1790–1872), master mariner and chess player, was born at Musland farm in the parish of St Dogwell's, Pembrokeshire, Wales, on 27 January 1790, the eldest son of John Evans (1757–1820), a farmer, and his wife, Mary, née Davies (1766–1856). Having probably received some education at ...

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