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Needham, John Turberville (1713-1781), Roman Catholic priest and natural scientist

Paul Arblaster

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/19846

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Needham, John Turberville (1713-1781), Roman Catholic priest and natural scientist, was born in Middlesex on 10 September 1713, the eldest son of John Needham (d. 1730?) of Hilston, near St Maughan's in Monmouthshire, who practised as a barrister in London, and his wife, Martha Lucas. The father died young, leaving ...

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