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Gilbert, Williamlocked

  • Jane W. Stedman


Gilbert, William (1804–1890), writer, was born on 24 May 1804 in London, the eldest son of William Gilbert (d. 1812), a prosperous grocer (or perhaps cotton broker), and his wife, Catherine Mathers (d. c.1810). Early orphaned, William, his brother, and sister were affectionately brought up by their mother's married sister ...

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