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Piercy, Benjaminlocked

(1827–1888)
  • Stephen Hughes

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Piercy, Benjamin (1827–1888), civil engineer, was born at Cilcain, Flintshire, on 16 March 1827, the third son of Robert Piercy (1773–1855), surveyor, road contractor, and valuer, and his wife, Arabella, née Williams. His birthplace is often cited as Trefeglwys, Montgomeryshire, probably a family home, where his elder brother ...

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