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date: 22 August 2019

Fenton, Richardlocked

(1761/2–1815)
  • Michael T. Davis

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Fenton, Richard (1761/2–1815), gun maker and radical, was the son of Richard Fenton, husbandman, of Wigan, Lancashire. Details of his birth and upbringing are unknown, but it appears that by 1780 Fenton had moved to London, where he found employment as a gun maker. On 20 February 1786 at ...

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