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Watson, Hewett Cottrelllocked

(1804–1881)
  • Frank N. Egerton

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Watson, Hewett Cottrell (1804–1881), botanist and phrenologist, was born on 9 May 1804 at Park Hill, Firbeck, Yorkshire. His parents, Holland Watson (1749/50–1829) and Harriett Powell (1768/9–1819), were both from Stockport families of clergy and gentry. Holland Watson was a zealous magistrate in ...

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