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Gifford, Robert, first Baron Gifford (1779-1826), judge

James McMullen Rigg and Hugh Mooney

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10667

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Gifford, Robert, first Baron Gifford (1779-1826), judge, was born in Exeter on 24 February 1779, the youngest son of Robert Gifford of Exeter, a prosperous general dealer, and his second wife. He was educated first at a school kept by a dissenting minister in Exeter, and then at the grammar ...

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