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Prestwich, Sir Josephlocked

(1812–1896)
  • John C. Thackray

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Prestwich, Sir Joseph (1812–1896), geologist, was born on 12 March 1812 at Pensbury, Clapham, the eldest surviving son of Joseph Prestwich, a wine merchant descended from a long line of Lancashire landowners, and his wife, Catherine (bap. 1785, d. 1850), daughter of ...

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