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Bakewell, Robertlocked

  • H. S. Torrens


Bakewell, Robert (1767–1843), geologist, was born on 10 March 1767 in Nottingham, the youngest son of Robert Bakewell (1729–1768), a Quaker wool-stapler, and his wife, Mary (1740–1811), daughter of George Mason, farmer and Quaker preacher of Kirkbymoorside, Yorkshire, and later America. He was distantly related to ...

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