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Ransome familylocked

(per. c. 1785–1875)
  • Jonathan Brown

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Ransome family (per.c. 1785–1875), agricultural machinery manufacturers, came to prominence with Robert Ransome (1753–1830), who was born at Wells, Norfolk, son of Richard Ransome, a schoolmaster there. His grandfather, Richard Ransome, was a miller of North Walsham, Norfolk, and an early Quaker, who suffered frequent imprisonment while on preaching journeys in various parts of ...

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