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Carne, Elizabeth Catherine Thomaslocked

(1817–1873)
  • Denise Crook

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Carne, Elizabeth Catherine Thomas (1817–1873), geologist and author, was born at Riviere House, Phillack, in Cornwall, on 16 December 1817, the fifth of six children of the industrialist Joseph Carne (1782–1858), and his wife, Mary (1777–1835), daughter of William Thomas of Haverfordwest. Her father, a Methodist, was a noted local geologist and ...

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G. C. Boase & W. P. Courtney, , 3 vols. (1874–82)