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date: 17 October 2019

Fothergill, Johnlocked

  • Margaret DeLacy


Fothergill, John (1712–1780), physician and naturalist, was born on 8 March 1712 at Carr End, a moorland farm near Bainbridge, Wensleydale, Yorkshire, the third son of eight children of John Fothergill (1676–1745), Quaker preacher and farmer, and his first wife, Margaret Hough (1677–1719)...

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