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Beche, Sir Henry Thomas De lalocked

  • J. A. Secord


Beche, Sir Henry Thomas De la (1796–1855), geologist, was born on 10 February 1796 at Welbeck Street, Cavendish Square, London, the only son of Thomas De la Beche (1755–1801), a brevet major (later lieutenant-colonel) in the Norfolk fencible cavalry regiment, and his wife, ...

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