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Chambers, Sir William (1722–1796), architect

John Harris

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/5083

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Chambers, Sir William (1722–1796), architect, was born in December 1722 in Göteborg, Sweden, the son of John Chambers (d. 1735) and his wife, Sara Elphinstone (d. 1740) (there are portraits of his parents in the Göteborg Stadsmuseum). His father was a partner with ...

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