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Wood, Sir Matthew, first baronet (1768-1843), druggist and politician

Anita McConnell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Wood, Sir Matthew, first baronet (1768-1843), druggist and politician, was born at Tiverton on 2 June 1768, the eldest of the ten children of William Wood (1738-1809), serge maker, and his wife, Catherine, née Cluse (d. 1798). Matthew, who was brought up as a dissenter, received a brief education at ...

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