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Girtin, Thomaslocked

(1775–1802)
  • Susan Morris

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Girtin, Thomas (1775–1802), watercolour painter, was born at Great Bandy Leg Walk, Southwark, on 18 February 1775, the son of a brushmaker of Huguenot descent, John Girtin (1738–1778), and his wife, Rosehannah (née Townsend). He was baptized at St Saviour's, Southwark, on 17 March. In 1778 ...

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West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
J. Farington, ed. K. Garlick, A. Macintyre, K. Cave, & E. Newby, 17 vols. (1978–98)