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date: 09 March 2021

Williams, Johnlocked

(c. 1732–1795)
  • H. S. Torrens

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Williams, John (c. 1732–1795), mining engineer and archaeologist, was born in the parish of Ceri, Montgomeryshire, where the frequency of his surname and the state of record keeping conceal his parentage. After education in the village school, and having found farming not to his liking, ...

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National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh
W. Anderson, , 3 vols. (1859–63)