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Powell, Badenlocked

(1796–1860)
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Powell, Baden (1796–1860), physicist and theologian, was born at Stamford Hill, Hackney, Middlesex, on 22 August 1796, the eldest son of Baden Powell (1767–1841), wine merchant and, in 1831, high sheriff of Kent, and his first cousin Hester Powell (1776–1848). The Powell family circle included leading representatives of the ...

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