Benjamin Caron - reader at the English Church in Utrecht

Benjamin Caron

Alias: 

Carron

Biography: 

Reader at the English church in Utrecht from 1754 until at least 1763. Son of a French father and an English mother. Formerly a wig maker in London.1

Life with Boswell: 

Carron was Boswell's teacher of french in Utrecht 1763-64, and was one of Boswell's few English acquaintances in the city.

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