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Twiss, Williamlocked

(1744/5–1827)
  • Alastair W. Massie

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Twiss, William (1744/5–1827), military engineer, was possibly the child of William Twiss (d. 1766), waterman and victualler of Gravesend, Kent, and his wife, Ann; their son William was baptized at St Anne's Church, Westminster, on 23 November 1744. Appointed to the Ordnance office...

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Gentleman's Magazine
G. W. Brown & others, eds., , [14 vols.] (1966–)
City of Westminster Archives Centre, London
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London