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date: 24 February 2020

Coventry, Johnlocked

(1735–1812)
  • Gloria Clifton

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Coventry, John (1735–1812), maker of scientific instruments, was born on 2 April 1735 in the parish of Christ Church, Southwark, Surrey, the son of John and Mary Coventry. He married his first wife, Mary Lively, at the church of St George the Martyr, Southwark...

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