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Torrens, Robertlocked

(1780?–1864)
  • Peter Moore

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Torrens, Robert (1780?–1864), political economist, was the first of three children of Robert Torrens (fl. 1758–1790) and his wife, Elizabeth (fl. 1762–1790), third daughter of the Revd Skeffington Bristow and his wife, Elizabeth Gore Grattan. He was born either at his paternal grandfather's house, ...

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