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Darby, Abraham

Nancy Cox

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/7137

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Darby, Abraham (1678–1717), iron founder, copper smelter, and brass manufacturer, was born on 14 April 1678 at Old Farm Lodge, Wrens Nest, near Dudley, Worcestershire, the older child and only son of John Darby (d. 1725), farmer and nailer, and his wife, ...

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