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date: 15 September 2019

Dilke, Ashton Wentworthlocked

(1850–1883)
  • Norman MacColl
  • , revised by Elizabeth Baigent

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Dilke, Ashton Wentworth (1850–1883), traveller and politician, was born on 11 August 1850 in London, the younger son of Sir (Charles) Wentworth Dilke, first baronet (1810–1869), and Mary (d. 1853), the only daughter of Captain William Chatfield, Madras cavalry; his elder brother was ...

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