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Fitton, William Henrylocked

  • H. S. Torrens
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Fitton, William Henry (1780–1861), physician and geologist, was born on 24 January 1780 in Dublin, the son of Nicholas Fitton, a lawyer. Fitton was educated at the school of Samuel Whyte (1733–1811)—the English Grammar School—at 75 Grafton Street. In 1794 he entered ...

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