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Phillips, Johnlocked

(1800–1874)
  • Jack Morrell

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Phillips, John (1800–1874), geologist, was born on 25 December 1800 at Marden, Wiltshire, the second of the four children of John Phillips (1769–1808), excise officer, and his wife, Elizabeth (1772–1808), daughter of John Smith, blacksmith, of Churchill, Oxfordshire. Orphaned at the age of seven, ...

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