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date: 26 October 2020

Jesty, Benjaminlocked

(bap. 1736, d. 1816)
  • J. R. Smith
  • , revised


Jesty, Benjamin (bap. 1736, d. 1816), farmer and vaccinator, was born in Yetminster, Dorset, and baptized there on 19 August 1736, the youngest of at least four sons of Robert Jesty, butcher. Little else is known of his early life. In March 1770 he married ...

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