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date: 08 March 2021

Skinner, Williamlocked

(1699/1700–1780)
  • Paul Latcham

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Skinner, William (1699/1700–1780), military engineer and army officer, was born at St Christopher (St Kitts), West Indies, the son of Thomas Skinner, a merchant and younger son of William Skynner, mayor of Hull in 1665. Skinner's parents both died while he was a child, and he was adopted by ...

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