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Walpole,

industrial town (1990 pop. 20,212), Norfolk co., E Mass., SW of Boston; settled 1659, inc. 1724. Machinery, trailers, fences, and roofing are the chief manufactures. Walpole is the site of a state prison.

Walpole

1. Horace, 4th Earl of Orford. 1717--97, British writer, noted for his letters and for his delight in the Gothic, as seen in his house Strawberry Hill and his novel The Castle of Otranto (1764)
2. Sir Hugh (Seymour). 1884--1941, British novelist, born in New Zealand: best known for The Herries Chronicle (1930--33), a sequence of historical novels set in the Lake District
3. Sir Robert, 1st Earl of Orford, father of Horace Walpole. 1676--1745, English Whig statesman. As first lord of the Treasury and Chancellor of the Exchequer (1721--42) he was effectively Britain's first prime minister
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Henry William Walpole from Norfolk has begun a three-year history of art course at the School of Art at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.
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Laverne Jacobs, a Walpole Island priest who used to head General Synod's native ministries department, has accepted a position doing the same work for the United Church.
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The spotter aircraft is now flying between Albany and Walpole each morning and afternoon to monitor for smoke, while continuing to fly a circuit between Walpole, Shannon, Rocky Gully and Denmark during the day, Mr Jacob said.
Unlike other major collections of the period, the Walpole collection was conceived by one man and largely assembled over fewer than three decades, with the assistance of able agents in England and Europe.
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