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Pitt, Joseph (1759–1842), property developer and politician

James Hodsdon

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online May 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/93748

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Pitt, Joseph (1759–1842), property developer and politician, was born in 1759 at Little Witcombe, a hamlet in Badgeworth, Gloucestershire, where he was baptized at the parish church on 24 June, the youngest of five sons of Joseph Pitt, a yeoman farmer, and his wife, ...

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