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Lever, Sir Ashtonlocked

(1729–1788)
  • P. E. Kell

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Lever, Sir Ashton (1729–1788), natural history collector, eldest son of Sir (James) Darcy Lever (d. 1742), knight, and his wife, Dorothy (d. 1777), daughter of the Revd William Ashton, was born on 5 March 1729 at the family seat, Alkrington Hall...

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Gentleman's Magazine
Royal Society, London