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Jenner, Charleslocked

(1810–1893)
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Jenner, Charles (1810–1893), department store owner and botanist, was born on 1 September 1810 in Chatham, Kent, one of at least four sons of John Jenner (1768/9–1852), an innkeeper, and Elizabeth Terry. Much of Jenner's childhood was spent in Rochester, where he was apprenticed at the age of thirteen to a local draper. He moved to ...

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