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date: 22 October 2019

Fairchild, Thomaslocked

(1667–1729)
  • Anne Pimlott Baker

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Fairchild, Thomas (1667–1729), gardener, was born about May 1667, the son of John Fairchild of Alwine, or Allane, Wiltshire, farmer. He was apprenticed to a clothmaker in 1682, but decided to become a gardener, and established himself about 1690 as a nurseryman and florist at ...

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R. Desmond, (1977); rev. edn (1994)