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date: 07 April 2020

Willson, Edward Jameslocked

(1787–1854)
  • Paul Waterhouse
  • , revised by Helene Furjań

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Willson, Edward James (1787–1854), antiquary and architect, was born at Lincoln on 21 June 1787, the eldest son of William Willson of Lincoln, a local builder and cabinet-maker, and his wife, Clarissa, daughter of William Tenney. Robert William Willson was his younger brother. He was brought up a Roman Catholic, and, after education at ...

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