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Cooley, William Desboroughlocked

  • Roy Bridges


Cooley, William Desborough (1795?–1883), geographer and controversialist, was probably born on 16 March 1795 in Dublin, the son of William Cooley (b. 1772/3), a Dublin barrister, and grandson of the architect Thomas Cooley. Educated privately and then from 1811 to 1816 at ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)