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Watson, Sir Brook, first baronet (1735–1807), merchant and army official

E. M. Lloyd

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/28829

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Watson, Sir Brook, first baronet (1735–1807), merchant and army official, born at Plymouth on 7 February 1735, was the only son of John Watson of Hull and his second wife, Sarah Schofield. He was left an orphan in 1741, was sent to Boston...

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Subjects: Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; Military History ; Military Administration

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