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Romney, Georgelocked

(1734–1802)
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Romney, George (1734–1802), painter, was born at Beckside, a smallholding on the edge of Dalton in Furness, Lancashire, on 15 December 1734, the third of the eleven children of John Rumney (1703–1778) and Ann (1704–1759), daughter of John Simpson of Sladebank and Bridget Parke...

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