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date: 26 February 2020

Jacobson, Williamlocked

  • William Hunt
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Jacobson, William (1803–1884), bishop of Chester and theologian, son of William Jacobson, a merchant's clerk, and his wife, Judith, née Clarke, was born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, on 18 July 1803. His father died shortly after his birth, and as his mother's second husband was a nonconformist, he was sent when about nine to a school at ...

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