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Birch, Johnlocked

  • Deborah Brunton


Birch, John (1745x9–1815), surgeon, was the second child and only son of the three children of Thomas Birch, merchant. The family was clearly wealthy as in February 1763 Birch was apprenticed to the surgeon Thomas Smith for the substantial fee of £400. He was admitted to the ...

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