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date: 26 October 2020

Travers, Benjaminlocked

  • D'A. Power
  • , revised by Anita McConnell


Travers, Benjamin (1783–1858), surgeon, was born in London on 3 April 1783, the son of Benjamin Travers (1752-1817), sugar refiner, and his wife, Mary (1754-1836), a daughter of the Revd Francis Spilsbury. After receiving a classical education at the grammar school of Cheshunt, Hertfordshire...

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