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Hotham, Sir Richard (1722–1799), merchant and founder of the resort of Bognor

R. Iden

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/37573

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Hotham, Sir Richard (1722–1799), merchant and founder of the resort of Bognor, was born in York on 5 October 1722, the youngest of five children (of whom only he and his sister survived infancy) of Joseph Hotham, gentleman, and his wife, Sarah Bradley...

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Subjects: Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; World History ; Travel and Holiday

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