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Sharp, Sir Cuthbert

Historian, soldier

Sir Cuthbert Sharp was born in 1781 in Hartlepool to parents Cuthbert and Susannah. He was baptised in St Hilda's Church. Cuthbert married Elizabeth Croudace at Edinburgh on 8th October 1811. He died aged 68 at Newcastle in 1849.

He is known in particular for his History of Hartlepool published in 1816 and still in print today.

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