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date: 17 October 2019

Hitchcock, Richardlocked

  • William Reynell
  • , revised by Michael Herity


Hitchcock, Richard (1825–1856), antiquary, was the son of Rodney Hitchcock (d. 1853), a farmer, of Spring Vale, co. Cork, Ireland. He was born at Blennerville, near Tralee, co. Kerry, in March 1825. He spent much of his early life studying the antiquities of his native county, which he examined enthusiastically, writing accurate descriptions of them illustrated with his own minute drawings. His work soon brought him to the notice of ...

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