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date: 24 May 2020

Pinney, John Pretorlocked

  • Kenneth Morgan


Pinney, John Pretor (1740–1818), merchant and planter, was born at Chard, Somerset, on 18 September 1740, the second of the two children of Michael Pretor (d. 1744), a gentleman, of Okehampton, Devon, and his wife, Alicia Clarke (d. 1759). At the age of fifteen he passed into the guardianship of his cousins ...

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