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date: 19 October 2019

Westwood, John Obadiahlocked

(1805–1893)
  • Yolanda Foote

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Westwood, John Obadiah (1805–1893), entomologist and palaeographer, was born on 22 December 1805 at Sheffield, the son of John Westwood (1774–1850), a medal designer and die-sinker, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Edward Betts of Sheffield. Westwood was educated at the Society of Friends'...

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