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Scott, William, Baron Stowell

R. A. Melikan

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/24935

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Scott, William, Baron Stowell (1745–1836), judge and politician, was born on 17 October 1745 at Heworth, co. Durham, the fourth child and eldest son of William Scott (1696/7–1776) and his second wife, Jane Atkinson (1709–1800). Both the Scott and the Atkinson families were engaged in the coal transport trade in ...

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