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Rotheram, John (c. 1750–1804), natural philosopher

Isobel Falconer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Rotheram, John (c. 1750–1804), natural philosopher, was probably born in Hexham, the son of John Rotheram MD (c.1719–1787), physician at the infirmary at Hexham, and elder brother of Edward Rotheram (1753–1830), naval captain. In the mid-1750s his father moved to the infirmary at ...

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