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Whetstone, Sir Williamlocked

(d. 1711)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Peter Le Fevre


Whetstone, Sir William (d. 1711), naval officer, was probably the son of John Whetstone, naval officer. He was a member of Bristol corporation and master of the Mary of Bristol, a merchant ship trading with Virginia and Barbados. He carried a wide variety of goods including serges. He seems to have married his first wife, ...

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