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Shenstone, Williamlocked

(1714–1763)
  • Paul Baines

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Shenstone, William (1714–1763), writer, was born on 18 November 1714 at The Leasowes, the family farm on Mucklow Hill, north-east of Halesowen, then part of Shropshire, and baptized at Halesowen church on 6 December, the elder of two sons of Thomas Shenstone (1685/6–1724)...

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