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May, Thomas Erskine, Baron Farnborough (1815-1886), clerk of the House of Commons

William R. McKay

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/18424

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May, Thomas Erskine, Baron Farnborough (1815-1886), clerk of the House of Commons, was born in Kentish Town, London, on 8 February 1815, the son (according to the baptismal record) of Thomas May, attorney, and his wife, Sarah. A connection with the former lord chancellor Thomas Erskine, however, was accepted by ...

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