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Guest, Sir (Josiah) John, first baronet (1785-1852), ironmaster

Angela V. John

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/11716

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Guest, Sir (Josiah) John, first baronet (1785-1852), ironmaster, was born at Dowlais, near Merthyr Tudful, on 2 February 1785, the eldest child of Thomas Guest, manager and part owner of the Dowlais ironworks, and Jemima Revel Phillips of Shifnal in Shropshire. He had one brother and three sisters. His grandfather ...

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