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Brassey, Thomas, first Earl Brasseylocked

  • V. W. Baddeley
  • , revised by H. C. G. Matthew


Brassey, Thomas, first Earl Brassey (1836–1918), politician, was born at Stafford on 11 February 1836, the eldest son of Thomas Brassey (1805–1870), civil engineering contractor, of Buerton, Cheshire, and his wife, Maria Faringdon (d. 1877), second daughter of Joseph Harrison of Liverpool...

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