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date: 21 August 2019

Christie, Jameslocked

(1773–1831)
  • H. R. Tedder
  • , revised by Francis Russell

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Christie, James (1773–1831), antiquary and auctioneer, eldest son of James Christie (1730–1803), was born in Pall Mall in 1773. He was educated at Eton College and was intended for the church, but joined the family firm and directed it after his father's death in 1803. In addition to an active life as an auctioneer, ...

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