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date: 13 October 2019

Baker, John Wynnlocked

(c. 1730–1775)
  • Sebastian Mitchell

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Baker, John Wynn (c. 1730–1775), agricultural improver and writer, emigrated from England, possibly from Worcester, to Ireland in 1761 after the collapse of a business scheme to convey brine from salt pits to the River Severn by a system of pipes. He published his first experimental treatise in ...

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