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Charles Abbot Colchester
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Born in Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Born on 14th of October 1757
Died on 8th of May 1829

Born 1757. Died 1829 - English jurist and politician.



Educated at Christ Church, Oxford. Responsible for the Private Bill Office and the Royal Record Commission. Took the first national census of Britain in 1801. Speaker from 1802, retired with a peerage in 1817.

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