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date: 17 February 2020

Newman, Johnlocked

(bap. 1783, d. 1860)
  • Howard Dawes


Newman, John (bap. 1783, d. 1860), maker of scientific instruments, was baptized at St Giles, Camberwell, on 27 June 1783, one of two sons and two daughters—Mary (bap. 1779) and Jane (bap. 1781)—of Robert and Mary Newman of Windmill Row, Camberwell...

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