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Archer Croft

(b. 1731, Croft Castle, Croft, Herefordshire – d. Nov. 30, 1792, England )

Gender: M

Sir Archer Croft (1731-1790), 3rd Baronet, and his wife Elizabeth Charlotta. His father declared bankruptcy in 1746 and had to sell Croft Castle near Leominster in Herefordshire to Richard Knight, a wealthy local ironmaster. The family moved to Dunston Park in Berkshire, which was inherited by the 2nd Baronet’s wife, Frances Waring. This was sold in 1798 and demolished soon afterwards.

Also known as:

  • Archer Croft
  • 3rd Baronet Croft


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