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date: 13 May 2021

Thornton, Bonnelllocked

(1725–1768)
  • Paul Baines

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Thornton, Bonnell (1725–1768), writer, was born in February 1725, probably in Maiden Lane, Westminster, but not baptized until 28 September, the son of Rebecca and John Thornton. His father was a successful apothecary who later styled himself 'Gent.' and moved to the somewhat grander ...

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