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Gilbert, Thomas (bap. 1720, d. 1798), land agent and poor law reformer

Richard S. Tompson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10703
Gilbert, Thomas (bap. 1720, d. 1798), land agent and poor law reformer

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Gilbert, Thomas (bap. 1720, d. 1798), land agent and poor law reformer, was baptized on 26 January 1720 in Cotton, Staffordshire, the eldest son of Thomas Gilbert, a small landowner engaged in farming and mining, and his wife, Elizabeth. He was admitted to the Inner Temple in 1740 and was ...

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