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date: 18 August 2019

Kennett, Brackleylocked

(c. 1713–1782)
  • Ian Doolittle
  • , revised by Christine Clark

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Kennett, Brackley (c. 1713–1782), wine merchant and local politician, was born in Putney, Surrey, the son of John ‘Kinnick’, a waterman in Putney. Little is known about his business career, but it is likely that he began working on the rougher side of the tavern trade. He emerged as a wine merchant in ...

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