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Colwich

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(pr. ˈCollich) Staffordshire

Village 8 m. SE of Stafford on the A51 near its junction with the A513. William Somerville, author of The Chace, was born at the manor house...

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Colwich

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(pr. ˈCollich) Staffordshire

Village 8 m. SE of Stafford on the A51 near its junction with the A513. William Somerville, author of The Chace, was born at the manor house...

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Colwich

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 16 words.

Colewich 1240. Probably ‘building where charcoal is made or stored’. OE col + wīc.

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Colwich

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 57 words.

Village 8 m. SE of Stafford on the A51 near its junction with the A513. William Somerville, author of

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Somerville, William (1675–1742)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 40 words.

(1675–1742),

poet: b. Colwich; educ. Winchester and Oxford (New College); Fellow at Oxford (

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Anderson, Rupert Darnley

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 71 words.

OBE 1918

Born 1859; s of Thomas Darnley Anderson, JP, and Dorothy Anderson; m 1889, Amy Douglas Knyveton Harland, OBE, d of Rev. Edward Harland, Bishton Hall,...

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Colledge

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 35 words.

English: most probably a habitational name from Colwich in Staffordshire, named from Old English col ‘(char)coal’ + wīc ‘building’. Derivation

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Dobrée, Rev. Osmond

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 26 words.

MA; Prebendary of Lichfield

Born 13 March 1832; s of George Dobrée, Guernsey; died 28 May 1929

Deacon, 1856; Priest, 1857

Colwich Vicarage, Stafford

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Trubshaw, James (1777–1853), builder and civil engineer

E. I. Carlyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 536 words.

Trubshaw, James (1777–1853), builder and civil engineer, was born at Colwich Priory in Staffordshire on 13 February 1777, the second son of the seven boys and two girls born to James...

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Anson, George, Baron Anson (1697–1762), naval officer and politician

N. A. M. Rodger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 6397 words.

Anson, George, Baron Anson (1697–1762), naval officer and politician, was born on 23 April 1697 at Colwich, Staffordshire, the second son of William Anson (d. 1720) and his wife, Isabella,...

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Nevill, Samuel (bap. 1697, d. 1764), politician in America and journal editor

Thomas L. Purvis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; US Politics. 775 words.

Nevill, Samuel (bap. 1697, d. 1764), politician in America and journal editor, was baptized on 4 November 1697 at Colwich, Staffordshire, England, the son of John Nevill (bap. 1669) and his...

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