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date: 16 October 2019

Barker, Johnlocked

(1771–1849)
  • Arthur H. Grant
  • , revised by Lynn Milne

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Barker, John (1771–1849), diplomatist and horticulturist, was born at Smyrna on 9 March 1771. His father, William Barker, of The Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire, was on his way from Florida to India, when ill health caused him to settle at Smyrna. John Barker was educated in ...

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