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date: 18 August 2019

Sadler, (William) Windhamlocked

(1796–1824)
  • H. S. Torrens

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Sadler, (William) Windham (1796–1824), balloonist and gas engineer, was born on 17 October 1796 at 10 Stafford Row, Pimlico, London, the fourth, but second surviving, son of James Sadler (bap. 1753, d. 1828), first English-born aeronaut, and his second wife, Martha Hancock. William...

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