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Watts, Williamlocked

(bap. 1753, d. 1851)
  • Timothy Clayton

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Watts, William (bap. 1753, d. 1851), line-engraver, was baptized on 25 March 1753 at St Leonard, Shoreditch, London, the son of William Watts, master silk weaver in Moorfields, and his wife, Hannah. In 1767, aged fourteen, he was apprenticed to the engraver Edward Rooker...

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