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date: 19 January 2020

Elwes [formerly Meggott], Johnlocked

(1714–1789)
  • Alexander Gordon
  • , revised by Anita McConnell

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Elwes [formerly Meggott], John (1714–1789), landowner and eccentric, was born on 7 April 1714 in the parish of St James, Westminster, the son of Robert Meggott (d. 1718), landowner and brewer, and his wife, Amee (Amy; d. 1754), daughter of Gervase Elwes...

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