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Walker familylocked

(per. 1741–1833)
  • David Hey


Walker family (per. 1741–1833), iron, steel, and lead manufacturers, came to prominence with Jonathan, Samuel, and Aaron Walker, the three sons of Joseph Walker (1673–1729), nailmaker and farmer, of Grenoside, in the parish of Ecclesfield, 5 miles north of Sheffield, and his second wife, ...

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