Gaskell, James Milnes (1810–1873), politician, was born on 19 October 1810, the only child of Benjamin Gaskell (1781–1856), of Thornes House, Yorkshire (which he inherited in 1805 from James Milnes, MP for Maldon), and his wife, Mary, née Brandreth. The Gaskells were Presbyterians by origin. ...
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