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date: 21 October 2019

Watkin, Absalomlocked

(1787–1861)
  • Martin Hewitt

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Watkin, Absalom (1787–1861), reformer and diarist, was born at Southwark, London, on 27 June 1787, the only surviving son of Elizabeth [Betty] née Sayer (1755/56–1830) and Thomas Watkin (d. 1801). His father, who was from Flintshire landed stock, and was a farmer, Guardsman, and then a publican, died when ...

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