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William Eaton Mousley (d 1853; solicitor, of Derby)

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Mousley was a prominent solicitor in the town of Derby and a partner in the firm of Mousley and Barber. He was a magistrate and Alderman, and owner of a substantial amount of local property. He was Mayor of Derby from 1845-47.

In addition to his work as an adviser and trustee of the 4th Duke of Newcastle, he was steward and solicitor to the Earl of Chesterfield and Master of several Barmote courts in north Derbyshire. He lived at Exeter House in Derby.

 

 

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