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Dillwyn, Lewis Weston (1778-1855), naturalist and porcelain manufacturer

Benjamin Daydon Jackson and Alex Goldbloom

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/7670

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Dillwyn, Lewis Weston (1778-1855), naturalist and porcelain manufacturer, was born on 21 August 1778 at St Thomas's Square, Hackney, the son of William Dillwyn (1743?-1824), merchant, of Higham Lodge, Walthamstow, and his wife, Sarah, daughter of Lewis Weston of Highall, Essex. He was descended from a Welsh Quaker family who ...

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