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Mawe, Johnlocked

(1766–1829)
  • H. S. Torrens

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Mawe, John (1766–1829), mineralogist and dealer in minerals, was born in Queen Street, Derby, the younger surviving son of Samuel Maw (1735–1783), baker, and his first wife, Elisabeth Massey (d. 1777), originally from Leeds. He became a mariner in the late 1770s, and in 1790 he was appointed commander of the merchant vessel ...

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