Calverley, Walter ___ 1670-1749 ___ British ___ landowner, manufacturer

BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY
There is very little information about Calverley on the internet. He lived at Esholt in Yorkshire, and married Julia Blackett in 1706. He is recorded as having been a clothier. He was created a baronet in 1711. His diary provides some insight into the Jacobite Rebellion, especially as Julia's father was one of those suspected.
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Wikipedia bio

DIARY DATES, CONTENT DESCRIPTORS
1692-1722 ___ social family farming

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another
etext

ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LINKS
British Library, Manuscript Collections

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Yorkshire Diaries and Autobiographies
 

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