Who was William Blake 1757-1827 grandfather and great grandfather?

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in Genealogy Help by John Blake G2G Crew (310 points)

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Hi John

Could you give us an idea of location, please?
by Ros Haywood G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
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Is this your William Blake? https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Blake-5076
by Kitty Smith G2G6 Pilot (549k points)
I've adopted it, surely we can do better than this sad abandoned profile but I couldn't find a duplicate

If the William Blake you mean is the poet, artist  and probably most known today for the 'hymn'  Jerusalem ) Then https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Blake  has the details of his parents.
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Name: William Blake
Gender: Male
Christening Age: 0
Birth Date: 28 Nov 1757
Christening Date: 11 Dec 1757
Christening Place: Westminster, London, England
Father: James Blake
Mother: Catherine Blake
Search Photos: Search for 'Westminster' in the UK City, Town and Village Photos collection

 

Original data: Genealogical Society of Utah. British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd Edition. Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, copyright 2002. Used by permission.

by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
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by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
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Father & his parents:

Name: James Blake
Gender: Male
Record Type: Christening (Baptism)
Baptism Date: 12 Apr 1722
Baptism Place: St Mary, Rotherhithe, Southwark, Surrey, England
Father: James Blake
Mother: Eliz Blake
Register Type: Parish Register

 

Source Citation

London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1812; Reference Number: P71/MRY/010

 

by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)

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