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Jekyll, Joseph (1754-1837), lawyer and politician

Stephen M. Lee

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/14710
Jekyll, Joseph (1754-1837), lawyer and politician


Jekyll, Joseph (1754-1837), lawyer and politician, was born on 1 January 1754, the only son of Captain Edward Jekyll RN (d. 1776) of Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, and his wife, Elizabeth, the daughter of Thomas Walter of Killiver, Carmarthenshire, and the widow of John Williams of Pont-hywel, Carmarthenshire. Little is known of ...

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