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date: 15 July 2020

Davies, William Edmundlocked

(1819–1879)
  • Wray Vamplew
  • , revised by Christopher Whittick
  •  and Julian Moore

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Davies, William Edmund (1819–1879), bookmaker, also known as ‘The Leviathan’, was born in London on 6 February 1819, the son of William Davies (1781/1782–1861), a carpenter, and his first wife Phoebe Davies, née Murch (bap. 1788, d. before ...

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