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date: 03 June 2020

Wakefield, Edward Gibbonlocked

(1796–1862)
  • David J. Moss

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Wakefield, Edward Gibbon (1796–1862), promoter of colonization, was born on 20 March 1796 in London. He was the second child and eldest son of Edward Wakefield (1774–1854), philanthropist, land agent, and writer on economics, and Susanna, née Crash (d. 1817), a farmer's daughter from ...

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