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Fielding, Sir John (1721-1780), magistrate

Philip Rawlings

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/9402
Fielding, Sir John (1721-1780), magistrate


Fielding, Sir John (1721-1780), magistrate, was born on 16 September 1721, probably in Blenheim Street, St James's, London, the third of the six children of General Edmund Fielding (1680-1741), an army officer, and his second wife, Anne Blanchfield (d. 1727), who may have owned a London eating-house and was the ...

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