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James Spedding

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James Spedding (c1720-1788) of Whitehaven

1777 Death of his wife[1]

1779 Married(2) in Carlisle to Miss Harrington.[2]

1788 Died. '...at his house in Roper street, Whitehaven, in the 69th year of his age, James Spedding, Esq., many years principal engineer and steward to the late Sir William Lowther, Bart. and his successor, the present Earl of Lonsdale'[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. Newcastle Courant - Saturday 22 March 1777
  2. Newcastle Courant - Saturday 09 January 1779
  3. Leeds Intelligencer - Tuesday 02 September 1788