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Godson, Richardlocked

  • Keith McClelland


Godson, Richard (1797–1849), barrister and politician, was born in Tenbury, Worcestershire, on 1 June 1797, the second son of William Godson (1766–1822), attorney, and his wife, Margaret, née Probyn (1766–1832). He was educated at a school in Worcester by a Mr Simpson, and was admitted at ...

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