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date: 13 April 2021

Roebuck, Johnlocked

(bap. 1718, d. 1794)
  • R. H. Campbell

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Roebuck, John (bap. 1718, d. 1794), ironmaster, was born in Sheffield and baptized on 17 September 1718, the second of five sons of John Roebuck (c.1680–1752), a successful merchant, and Sarah Roe. After early education at Sheffield grammar school he attended the nonconformist academy of ...

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