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date: 12 August 2020

Guest, Sir (Josiah) John, first baronetlocked

(1785–1852)
  • Angela V. John

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Guest, Sir (Josiah) John, first baronet (1785–1852), ironmaster, was born at Dowlais, near Merthyr Tudful, on 2 February 1785, the eldest child of Thomas Guest, manager and part owner of the Dowlais ironworks, and Jemima Revel Phillips of Shifnal in Shropshire. He had one brother and three sisters. His grandfather ...

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