John Erasmus Blackett (1729-1814)

  • Description

    "Younger son of John Blackett (1683-1750) and Patience, daughter of Henry Wise. Grandson of Sir Edward Blackett, 2nd Baronet. He was born in Newcastle on 1 January 1728 or 1729 (sources vary as to the year) and according to the noted autobiographer Rev. Dr. Alexander Carlyle was named after Erasmus Lewis, a close friend of Blackett’s father and secretary to Lord Oxford. After serving an apprenticeship in Liverpool...."
  • Owner

    Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 8 years, 4 months ago
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