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date: 26 February 2021

Hunt, Robertlocked

(1807–1887)
  • Alan Pearson

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Hunt, Robert (1807–1887), chemist and photographer, was born at Plymouth Dock (Devonport) on 6 September 1807, the posthumous only child of Robert Hunt (bap. 1781, d. 1807), carpenter on the Moucheron, and his wife, Honour Thomas (1781–1842). Left to support herself and her infant son on a small naval pension, ...

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