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date: 23 February 2020

Berthon, Edward Lyonlocked

  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Andrew Lambert


Berthon, Edward Lyon (1813–1899), inventor of nautical aids and Church of England clergyman, was born in Finsbury Square, London, on 20 February 1813, the tenth child of Peter Berthon, an army contractor, who was reduced to comparative poverty by the wreck of a number of his ships and the end of the war in 1814. In 1828 ...

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