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date: 25 February 2020

Popham, Alexanderlocked

  • Thomas Seccombe
  • , revised by Stephen M. Lee


Popham, Alexander (1729–1810), politician and penal reformer, the only son of Alexander Popham, rector of West Monckton, Somerset, and his wife, Mary (née Gatchell), was born on 18 July 1729. His family was closely allied to the Pophams of Littlecote, Wiltshire. He matriculated from ...

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