Reference Entry

Fleetwood, Sir Peter Hesketh-, first baronet

H. C. G. Matthew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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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, ...

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Subjects: World History

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