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Lambton, Williamlocked

(1753x69–1823)
  • Elizabeth Baigent

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Lambton, William (1753x69–1823), army officer and geodesist in India, was born at Crosby Grange, near Northallerton, in the North Riding of Yorkshire. The date of his birth is a matter of some conjecture, and he seems to have been at some pains to keep both his birth and his parentage a mystery. ...

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