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Oliver, Williamlocked

  • Anne Borsay


Oliver, William (1695–1764), physician and philanthropist, born at Ludgvan, Cornwall, on 4 August 1695, was baptized on 27 August 1695, and described as the son of John Oliver. The suggestion that he was the illegitimate child of William Oliver (bap. 1658, d. 1716)...

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