Sub-fonds - Papers of the Repton family, some relating to Humphry Repton, the landscape gardener (1752-1818)

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Papers of the Repton family, some relating to Humphry Repton, the landscape gardener (1752-1818)

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  • 1632-1866 (Creation)

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51 pieces

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(1752-1818)

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Born on 21 April 1752 at Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, son of John Repton (bap. 1714, d. 1775), a collector of excise, and his wife, Martha (d. 1773), the daughter of John Fitch, of Moor Hall, Suffolk. The Reptons moved about 1762 to Norwich. In 1788, Repton became a professional landscape gardener. He died on 24 March 1818 at Hare Street, Essex.

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Including deeds to property in Stoke-by-Clare, Suffolk, and papers of William Repton relating to Aylsham Volunteers and Aylsham Friendly Society.

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1be874bb-3059-4cec-b27f-58012315547f

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Created 14/03/2006 by Droip. Modified 20/02/2018 by Drojr.

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