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John Gully
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Born in Wick, Bristol
Born on 21st of August 1783
Died on 9th of February 1863

Born 1783. Died 1863 - English sportsman.

British heavyweight boxing champion (1806-08). Took up horse-racing and his horses won the Derby in 1832, 1846 and 1854. Was MP for Pontefract from 1823 to 1837. Fathered 24 children by two wives.

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