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date: 07 December 2019

May, Francislocked

  • T. A. B. Corley


May, Francis (1803–1885), grocer and match manufacturer, was born at Alton, Hampshire, on 17 July 1803, the third son and fourth child of Samuel May, a prosperous merchant belonging to an old Quaker family, and his wife, Anne Curtis of Alton. His older brother ...

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