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Sharples, Jameslocked

  • L. H. Cust
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Sharples, James (1825–1893), blacksmith and artist, was born on 4 September 1825 in Wakefield, Yorkshire, one of the thirteen children of James Sharples (c.1793–1855), blacksmith and wrought iron worker, and his wife, Margaret (c.1797–1854). Both Sharples's grandfathers were blacksmiths, and ...

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