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Colton, Sir Johnlocked

(1823–1902)
  • Chewton Atchley
  • , revised by Elizabeth Baigent

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Colton, Sir John (1823–1902), businessman and politician in Australia, one of the five sons of William Colton (1795–1858), a Devon farmer, and his wife, Elizabeth, was born at Harbertonford, Devon, on 23 September 1823. When he was sixteen his family obtained free passage to ...

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