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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D8760/F/FSJ/1/5
TitleLetters from Willingham Franklin to his brother Sir John Franklin, with related correspondence
Extent4 items
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Archive CreatorSir John Franklin (1786-1847)
Gell family of Hopton Hall, Wirksworth
Administrative HistoryWillingham Franklin (1779-1824) was the second son of Willingham Franklin and his wife Hannah (nee Weekes) and elder brother of Sir John Franklin. He became a lawyer after studying at Oriel College, Oxford, and pursued a legal career in India, becoming Puisne Judge of Supreme Court in Madras. He married Catherine Elizabeth Burnside (1793-1824) on 19 Feb 1818; had 3 children, Catherine Ann (1818-1892), Willingham (born 1823) and Elizabeth (born 15 Sep 1824, died 17 Nov 1824).
TermNaval personnel
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Franklin; Sir; Willingham (1779-1824); lawyer and supreme court judge in India
Franklin; Sir; John (1786-1847); naval officer and Arctic explorer
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