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Fleetwood, Sir Peter Hesketh-, first baronet (1801-1866), founder of the town of Fleetwood

Colin Matthew

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/9688
Fleetwood, Sir Peter Hesketh-, first baronet (1801-1866), founder of the town of Fleetwood

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Fleetwood, Sir Peter Hesketh-, first baronet (1801-1866), founder of the town of Fleetwood, was descended from the ancient Lancashire families of Hesketh and Fleetwood; he was one of the three sons and one daughter of Robert Hesketh (1764-1824) of Rossall, Lancashire, and his wife, Maria (d. 1824), née Rawlinson. He ...

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