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date: 17 February 2020

Wilkes, Josephlocked

(bap. 1733, d. 1805)
  • Margaret O'Sullivan

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Wilkes, Joseph (bap. 1733, d. 1805), industrialist and entrepreneur, was the fourth of nine children and second son of Joseph Wilkes (1698–1769), grocer, of Overseal, Derbyshire, and Elizabeth, his wife (d. 1762). His grandfather was another Joseph Wilkes (1670–1749), a nailer, of ...

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Derbyshire Record Office, Matlock