Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 16 April 2021

Middleton, Christopherlocked

(d. 1770)
  • Glyndwr Williams


Middleton, Christopher (d. 1770), explorer in Canada, was born at Newton Bewley, near Billingham, co. Durham. He served on privateers during the War of the Spanish Succession (1702–13), and was then engaged in the Spanish and Spanish American trades before sailing to Hudson Bay...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

G. W. Brown & others, eds., , [14 vols.] (1966–)
National Maritime Museum, London
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London