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date: 22 October 2019

Oats, Francislocked

(1848–1918)
  • Justin Brooke

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Oats, Francis (1848–1918), mining engineer and authority on diamonds, was born on 24 October 1848 at South Torfrey Farm, Golant, near Fowey, Cornwall, the elder child of Francis Oats (1796–1874), farmer, and his wife, Marion, née Rundle (b. 1810). About 1854 his family moved to ...

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