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Darby, Abrahamlocked

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Darby, Abraham (1711–1763), ironmaster, was born on 12 May 1711 in Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, the eldest son of Abraham Darby (1678–1717), ironmaster of Coalbrookdale, and his wife, Mary Sargeant (1678–1718). He was educated at a school at Penketh, Lancashire, kept by a Quaker, Gilbert Thompson...

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