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Dolben, Sir William, third baronet (1727-1814), politician and slavery abolitionist

Nigel R. Aston

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/7780

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Dolben, Sir William, third baronet (1727-1814), politician and slavery abolitionist, was born and baptized on 12 January 1727 at Finedon, Northamptonshire, the second and only surviving son of Sir John Dolben, second baronet (1684-1756), rector of Burton Latimer and vicar of Finedon, and his wife, Elizabeth Digby (d. 1730). He ...

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