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Price [formerly Higginbotham], Jameslocked

  • P. J. Hartog
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Price [formerly Higginbotham], James (1757/8–1783), chemist, son of James and Margaret Higginbotham, was born in London. He entered Magdalen Hall, Oxford, in 1772, graduating MA in 1777. In 1781 he changed his name to Price, in accordance with the will of a relative who had bequeathed him a fortune. On 10 May 1781 he was elected to the ...

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