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Boase, Henry Samuellocked

  • Denise Crook


Boase, Henry Samuel (1799–1883), geologist and chemist, was born at 6 Knightsbridge, London, on 2 September 1799, the third child of Henry Boase (1763–1827), a banker, and his wife, Anne, daughter of Matthew Craige. He came from an extensive Cornish family; three of his nephews, ...

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F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)
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