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Evans, Sir William David (1767-1821), lawyer

Charles William Sutton and Roger Stearn

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/8991
Evans, Sir William David (1767-1821), lawyer


Evans, Sir William David (1767-1821), lawyer, was born in London on 25 May 1767, the son of John Evans and his wife, Janet, née Butterfield. Educated at Harrow School (1779-80), on attaining his sixteenth year he was articled to a Warrington solicitor, in whose office he relieved the tedium of ...

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