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date: 22 October 2019

Bowrey, Thomaslocked

(d. 1713)
  • Margaret R. Hunt

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Bowrey, Thomas (d. 1713), merchant and compiler of the first Malay–English dictionary, is of obscure origins. It may be that he was the son of one Thomas Bowrey of Wapping, Middlesex, mariner, and he was certainly kin to some of the Wapping Bowreys...

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