Cotton, Robert Salusbury, 1715-1790

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COTTON, ROBERT SALUSBURY, elder surviving son of Thomas Cotton, St. Margaret, Westminster, apothecary, and Mary --- (IGI); bapt. St. Paul’s, Covent Garden 20 Jul 1715; adm. (aged 13) Jan 1728/9 (as Robert Cotton); practised as an apothecary in King Street and Crown Court, Westminster; a collector of coins and medals; FRS 24 Nov 1774; FSA 14 May 1779; m. 14 Feb 1743/4 Alison, dau. of James Robertson, Glasgow; d. Aug 1790.


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Cotton, Stapleton, 1773-1865 (1773-1865)

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020




Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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