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Duncan, Peter Martin (1824-1891), geologist

Thomas George Bonney and Yolanda Foote

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/8228

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Duncan, Peter Martin (1824-1891), geologist, was born at Twickenham, on 20 April 1824, the son of Peter King Duncan, a leather merchant and descendant of an old Scottish family, and Jemima, daughter of Captain R. Martin RN of Ilford, Essex. Duncan was educated at the grammar school, Twickenham, and at ...

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