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Astle, Thomas (1735-1803), archivist and collector of books and manuscripts

Nigel L. Ramsay

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/816

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Astle, Thomas (1735-1803), archivist and collector of books and manuscripts, was born on 22 December 1735 at Yoxall, on the edge of Needwood Forest, Staffordshire, the eldest son of Daniel Astle (d. 1775), keeper of the forest, who was of a family long established at Fauld in Hanbury, Staffordshire, and ...

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