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Almack, William (d. 1781), founder of club and assembly rooms

Philip Carter

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/417
Almack, William (d. 1781), founder of club and assembly rooms

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Almack, William (d. 1781), founder of club and assembly rooms, was born in Thirsk, in the North Riding of Yorkshire-not, as was sometimes stated by his contemporaries, in Scotland. In his youth he moved to London to work as a valet to the fifth duke of Hamilton, in whose employment ...

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