Reference Entry

Beddoes, Thomas (1760-1808), chemist and physician

Michael Neve

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Beddoes, Thomas (1760-1808), chemist and physician, was born at Shifnal in Shropshire on 13 April 1760, the son of Ann Beddoes (née Whitehall), and her husband, Richard Beddoes (d. 1803), a tanner who was part of a prosperous and politically liberal commercial circle. Thomas Beddoes was educated at Bridgnorth grammar ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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