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date: 01 March 2021

Helsham, Richardlocked

  • H. T. Welch


Helsham, Richard (1683–1738), physician and natural philosopher, was probably born at Leggatsrath near the city of Kilkenny, the son of Joshua Helsham (d. c.1694), alderman and mayor of Kilkenny (1692–3), and Alicia Deane. He entered Kilkenny College on 20 January 1692 at the age of eight before matriculating at ...

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