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Bennett, Jameslocked

  • Thompson Cooper
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Bennett, James (1785–1856), topographer, was born at Falfield in the parish of Thornbury, Gloucestershire, on 10 May 1785, the eighth of the thirteen children of John Bennett, a yeoman farmer. He was sent to school at Stone, and was then apprenticed to George Robbins...

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