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Wigg, Lillylocked

(1749–1828)
  • G. S. Boulger
  • , revised by Anita McConnell

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Wigg, Lilly (1749–1828), botanist, was born at Smallburgh, Norfolk, on 25 December 1749, the son of a poor shoemaker in that village. He received a good village education, and was brought up to his father's trade, but moved to Great Yarmouth before he was twenty, where until 1801 he kept a small school in ...

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