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Taunton, Sir William Elias (1773-1835), judge

William Carr and Eric Metcalfe

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/27002
Taunton, Sir William Elias (1773-1835), judge

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Taunton, Sir William Elias (1773-1835), judge, was born at Oxford, the eldest son of Sir William Elias Taunton, town clerk of Oxford and clerk of the peace for the county, and his wife, Frances, daughter of Stephen Grosvenor, subtreasurer of Christ Church, Oxford. He was admitted as king's scholar at ...

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