William Hutchinson (1732-1814)
William Hutchinson authored an early history of the County of Durham and the "Spirit of Masonry"
Barnard Castle, named after its 12th century founder, Bernard de Balliol, is a market town on the north bank of the River Tees in the County of Durham. In the eighteenth century the local industry centred on hand loom wool weaving. The typographer William Hutchinson worked as a solicitor in the town from 1760.
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