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date: 29 September 2020

Bakewell, Robertlocked

(1725–1795)
  • Jennett Humphreys
  • , revised by G. E. Mingay

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Bakewell, Robert (1725–1795), stock breeder and farmer, was born at Dishley Grange, Dishley (otherwise Dixley), near Loughborough, Leicestershire, on 23 May 1725. His father, also a farmer, had been born at the same place and rented a farm there of 440 acres. About 1755 ...

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