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date: 28 February 2020

Enderby familylocked

(per. c. 1750–1876)
  • H. G. R. King


Enderby family (per.c. 1750–1876), whale and seal oil merchants and promoters of Antarctic exploration, came to prominence in the early 1750s, when the firm of Samuel Enderby & Sons is recorded as oil merchants trading from Paul's Wharf, Thames Street, in the ...

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