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Hobday, William Armfieldlocked

(1771–1831)
  • F. M. O'Donoghue
  • , revised by Liz Mellings

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Hobday, William Armfield (1771–1831), portrait and miniature painter, was born in St Mary's Square, Birmingham, and baptized there in St Martin's Church, the second son of Samuel Hobday (1745/6–1816), a wealthy manufacturer of spoons, and Elisabeth Armfield. A talented draughtsman, Hobday was sent to ...

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