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date: 20 October 2019

Whatton, William Robertlocked

  • Stella Butler


Whatton, William Robert (1790–1835), surgeon and antiquary, born at Loughborough, Leicestershire, on 17 February 1790, was the son of Henry Whatton and Elizabeth (née Watkinson). Whatton was very proud to belong to a family which could trace its descent back more than 900 years. In 1804 he was apprenticed to a surgeon and apothecary, ...

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