Chevallier, John (DNB00)

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CHEVALLIER, JOHN, M,D. (d. 1846), physician and agriculturist, was youngest son of the Rev. Temple Fiske Chevallier of Aspall Hall, rector of Badingham, Suffolk, who died 24 Oct. 1816 (Gent. Mag. 1816, ii. 470), After qualifying as physician, he took orders and presented himself to the living of Aspall, which was in his own gift, in 1817. For many years he received deranged patients into the hall. He was much interested also in agriculture, and has the credit of having first cultivated and introduced to practical agriculture the celebrated Chevallier barley. He died on 14 Aug. 1846.

[Gent. Mag. 1846, new ser. xlvi. 499.]

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