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date: 01 March 2021

Kirby, Johnlocked

(c. 1690–1753)
  • J. M. Blatchly


Kirby, John (c. 1690–1753), surveyor and topographer, was, according to his grandson William Kirby (1759–1850), the well-known entomologist, descended from a north-country royalist who, suffering for his loyalty, took his family to Halesworth, Suffolk. This ancestry is supported by the fact that William...

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