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date: 28 January 2020

Wallis, Johnlocked

(1714–1793)
  • G. S. Boulger
  • , revised by Peter Davis

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Wallis, John (1714–1793), antiquary and natural historian, the son of John Wallis (or Wallace) of Croglin, Cumberland, was born at Castlenook in South Tynedale, Northumberland. He matriculated from Queen's College, Oxford, on 3 February 1733, graduated BA in 1737, and proceeded MA in 1740. Having taken orders, he held a curacy for a few years in ...

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