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Adams, William Davenportlocked

(1851–1904)
  • Lewis Melville
  • , revised by Nilanjana Banerji

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Adams, William Davenport (1851–1904), journalist and compiler of reference works, was born at Park Terrace, New Park Road, Brixton, on 28 December 1851, the elder surviving son of William Henry Davenport Adams (1828–1891), then a private tutor, and his wife, Sarah Esther, née...

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