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Essex, Jameslocked

(bap. 1722, d. 1784)
  • T. H. Cocke


Essex, James (bap. 1722, d. 1784), architect and antiquary, was born in Cambridge and baptized there at St Botolph's Church on 25 August 1722, the only child of James Essex (d. 1750), joiner, and his wife, Bridget née Prigg (c.1700–1784)...

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