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date: 20 October 2019

Wells, Williamlocked

(1729–1805)
  • Philip MacDougall

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Wells, William (1729–1805), shipbuilder, was born at Canister House, Chislehurst, Kent, the eldest son of Abraham Wells (c.1690–1755), also a shipbuilder, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel Buttall of Topsham, Devon. One of a long line associated with shipbuilding, he was a direct descendant of ...

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