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date: 17 September 2019

Blackett, Sir William, first baronetlocked

  • Mark Blackett-Ord


Blackett, Sir William, first baronet (1621–1680), merchant and mine owner, was born on 1 May 1621 and baptized at Gateshead although his family was based at Hamsterley, 6 miles west of Bishop Auckland in the county palatine of Durham. He was the third son of ...

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