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Gaskell, Holbrooklocked

(1813–1909)

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Gaskell, Holbrook (1813–1909), chemical manufacturer, was born on 5 March 1813 in Wavertree, near Liverpool, the eldest son (there was also at least one daughter) of Roger Gaskell, manager of the commercial branch of a Warrington sailcloth firm, and his wife and cousin, ...

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