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date: 18 February 2020

Bowdich, Thomas Edwardlocked

(1791?–1824)
  • John Westby-Gibson
  • , revised by Felix Driver

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Bowdich, Thomas Edward (1791?–1824), writer and traveller in Africa, was born in Bristol, probably on 20 June 1791, though birth dates of 1790, 1792, and 1793 have also been suggested. His father, Thomas Bowdich, was a hat manufacturer and merchant there, and his mother was one of the ...

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