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Topham, Thomaslocked

(1710–1749)
  • W. W. Wroth
  • , revised by Adrian N. Harvey

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Topham, Thomas (1710–1749), strong man and publican, was born in London; all that is known about his parents is that his father was a carpenter. In 1734, having just completed his apprenticeship in carpentry, Thomas determined to become a publican and began his new career as the landlord of the ...

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