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Kelk, Sir John, first baronet (1816–1886), builder and public works contractor

Hermione Hobhouse

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/38855

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Kelk, Sir John, first baronet (1816–1886), builder and public works contractor, was born in Compton Street, Soho, London, on 16 February 1816, the son of John Kelk (1781–1848) and his wife, Martha (d. 1861), daughter of Jacob Germain of Bloomsbury. The Kelk...

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