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Picton, Sir James Allansonlocked

(1805–1889)
  • C. W. Sutton
  • , revised by Eric Glasgow

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Picton, Sir James Allanson (1805–1889), antiquary and architect, the son of William Pickton, a joiner and timber merchant, was born in Highfield Street, Liverpool, on 2 December 1805. After an elementary education at Richard Prior's school, Church Lane, St Peter's, Liverpool, he entered his father's business at the age of thirteen. A few years later he joined the office of ...

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