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Chambers, Sir Williamlocked

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Chambers, Sir William (1722–1796), architect, was born in December 1722 in Göteborg, Sweden, the son of John Chambers (d. 1735) and his wife, Sara Elphinstone (d. 1740) (there are portraits of his parents in the Göteborg Stadsmuseum). His father was a partner with ...

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