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Becher, John Thomas (1770–1848), Church of England clergyman and poor-law reformer

M. J. D. Roberts

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/1894

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Becher, John Thomas (1770–1848), Church of England clergyman and poor-law reformer, was born in Cork, the son of Michael Becher. Educated at Westminster School, he proceeded to Christ Church, Oxford, where he was elected to a Westminster studentship in 1788. He graduated BA in 1792 and MA in 1795. He married on 6 January 1802 ...

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Subjects: Social and Cultural History ; Welfare and Poverty ; Protestantism and Protestant Churches

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