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Prout, Williamlocked

  • W. H. Brock


Prout, William (1785–1850), physician and chemist, was born on 15 January 1785 at Horton, Gloucestershire, the youngest son of John Prout (1745–1820), a farmer and copyholder of Horton, and Hannah Limbrick (b. 1756). Although he learned to read and write at a dame-school at ...

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