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date: 22 October 2019

Weld, Thomaslocked

(1750–1810)
  • F. J. Turner

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Weld, Thomas (1750–1810), landowner and benefactor, was born on 24 August 1750 at Lulworth Castle, Dorset, the fourth son of Edward Weld (1705–1761) and Mary, née Vaughan (1713–1754). The Weld family originally came from Cheshire and bought the Lulworth estate, including the castle (built in 1610) from the ...

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Dorset Record Office, Dorchester
Bodleian Library, Oxford
J. Burke, , 4 vols. (1833–8); new edn as , 3 vols. [1843–9] [many later edns]