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Sorocold, Georgelocked

(c. 1668–1738?)
  • K. R. Fairclough

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Sorocold, George (c. 1668–1738?), engineer, was the son of James Sorocold (1627–1675), a Lancashire gentleman who moved to Derby. Little else is known of Sorocold's life until on 7 December 1684 he married Mary, the daughter of Henry Franceys, a prosperous Derby apothecary. By 1702 they had thirteen children, of whom eight then survived....

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