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date: 19 November 2019

Alken familylocked

(per. 1745–1894)
  • Timothy Clayton
  •  and Anita McConnell


Alken family (per. 1745–1894), engravers and painters, may have originated in Denmark, perhaps from the village of Alken in north Jutland. According to family tradition they moved to England to escape the political disturbances during the reign of King Christian VII. However, the first representative to reach ...

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