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date: 25 February 2021

Watson, Samuellocked

(bap. 1662, d. 1715)
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Watson, Samuel (bap. 1662, d. 1715), sculptor, was born at Heanor in Derbyshire, the son of Ralph Watson (d. 1713), husbandman of Heanor, and his wife, Bridget Townsend (d. 1718); he was baptized there on 2 December 1662. Little is known of his early life until he was apprenticed to ...

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