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Wood, Williamlocked

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Wood, William (1774–1857), conchologist and bookseller, born in Kendal, Westmorland, was probably the son of John and Frances Wood baptized on 16 March 1774 at Lowther, Westmorland. He studied medicine at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, under John Abernethy, and first practised as a surgeon at ...

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