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date: 23 October 2019

Holden, Sir Isaac, first baronetlocked

(1807–1897)
  • Katrina Honeyman

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Holden, Sir Isaac, first baronet (1807–1897), inventor of a wool-combing machine, entrepreneur, and politician, was born on 7 May 1807 at Hurlet, near Paisley, the seventh child of Isaac Holden (d. 1826) and his wife, Alice, née Forrest. His father, a native of ...

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