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Sir John Eadley Wilmot, Judge, (1709-1792), Osmaston, Derby, 1785
Miss Frances Webb
Published: 1st July 1801
Osmaston Road, Osmaston Hall
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Second son of Robert Wilmot (1669/70û1738), of Osmaston, Derbyshire, and his wife, Ursula.
The seat of the Wilmots was the, now demolished, Osmaston Hall; search the site for views of the hall.
This image is one of a collection by the famous local antiquarian, Thomas Bateman, of Middleton by Youlgreave. (1821-1861). Bateman organized his collection by inserting them into a 4 volume copy of Lysons Magna Britannia, Derbyshire, creating a fascinating and unique illustrated record of the county. The purchase of the collection for Derbyshire Libraries was made possible by the generous bequest of Miss Frances Webb of Whaley Bridge, well known local historian, who died in December 2006.