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date: 24 September 2020

Alchin, William Turnerlocked

  • Thompson Cooper
  • , revised by H. C. G. Matthew


Alchin, William Turner (1790–1865), antiquary, was born at St Mary-at-Hill, Billingsgate, London, the son of James Alchin (b. c. 1754) of Strrod, Kent, and his first wife Dorothy née Thornton (1764/5–1792). In 1803 he was apprenticed to Richard Oakley, an attorney, of New London Street, and was admitted clerk in 1814. For some years he practised as a solicitor at ...

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