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Basset, Johnlocked

  • W. H. Tregellas
  • , revised by Philip Payton


Basset, John (1791–1843), writer on Cornish mining, was born on 17 November 1791 at Illogan, Cornwall, the son of the Revd John Basset (d. 1816), rector of Illogan and Camborne, and Mary Wingfield of Durham, his wife. He was baptized at Illogan church...

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Gentleman's Magazine