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Cureton, Williamlocked

(bap. 1808, d. 1864)
  • Stanley Lane-Poole
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Cureton, William (bap. 1808, d. 1864), Syriac scholar, was born in Westbury, Shropshire, where he was baptized on 17 January 1808, the son of William Cureton and his wife, Mary. He was educated at Newport grammar school. Owing to the death of his father family resources were scarce, and ...

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