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date: 23 October 2019

Flakefield, Williamlocked

(fl. c. 1670–1700)
  • Edwin Cannan
  • , revised by Anita McConnell

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Flakefield, William (fl.c. 1670–1700), soldier and linen weaver, was, according to Ure, son of one Wilson of Flakefield, in the parish of East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, who became a merchant in Glasgow about 1650, and was called Flakefield in order to distinguish him from another merchant named ...

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