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Hunter, Sir George Burtonlocked

  • Lionel Alexander Ritchie


Hunter, Sir George Burton (1845–1937), shipbuilder, was born in Cousin Street, Sunderland, co. Durham, on 19 December 1845, the third son of Thomas Hunter (1805–1887), shipowner, and Elizabeth, the daughter of William Rowntree, master mariner. It is recorded that 'from infancy he gave evidence of an energetic if somewhat serious and taciturn disposition' (...

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