Author Topic: Thomas Bakewell (1761-1835)  (Read 147 times)

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Thomas Bakewell (1761-1835)
« on: Wednesday 20 February 19 17:21 GMT (UK) »
Hello,

I'm just wondering if anyone is researching Thomas and his family?

I've no connection to him myself, but I'm considering putting together an article about him for a local publication. I've done a bit of research, but have a few questions!

Now added a bit of detail :)

Thomas was baptised at Kingstone near Uttoxeter. His uncle John Chadwick ran a private mental ayslum at Abbots Bromley (possibly first at Grindon), as a child he spent a lot of time with him.

As an adult he went into the textile industry, before opening is own private asylum in 1808 which was near Stone.


Regards,
Mike
Plant (Staffordshire)
Newton (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, London)

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