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Gray, Sir Williamlocked

  • Lionel Alexander Ritchie


Gray, Sir William (1823–1898), shipbuilder and shipowner, was born on 18 January 1823 in Blyth, Northumberland, one of five children of Matthew Gray and his wife, Ann Jane Bryham. His father was a draper and shipowner. He received his schooling at Bruce's academy, Newcastle upon Tyne...

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