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Douglas, Aretas Akers-, first Viscount Chilstonlocked

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Douglas, Aretas Akers-, first Viscount Chilston (1851–1926), politician, was born on 21 October 1851 at St Leonards. He was born Aretas Akers, son of the Revd Aretas Akers (1824–1856), of Malling Abbey, Kent, and Frances Maria (d. 1900), daughter of Francis Holles Brandram...

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Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]
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