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Darnell, William Nicholaslocked

  • Gordon Goodwin
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Darnell, William Nicholas (1776–1865), Church of England clergyman and antiquary, was born in Newcastle upon Tyne on 14 March 1776, the only son of William Darnell (1731/2–1813), a wine merchant, and his wife, Frances, daughter of Michael Dawson and widow of William Cook...

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