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Ware, James Reddinglocked

(1832–1909)
  • John Simpson

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Ware, James Redding (1832–1909), writer and lexicographer, was born in Southwark, Surrey, on 17 October 1832, the eldest son of James Ware (1801/2–1849), a grocer, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Redding (b. c.1805), of 102 Union Street, Southwark. Ware was not listed at home at the time of the 1841 census. According to his father the young man had by 1848 received 'an excellent education' and had been found 'a situation in a mercantile house in the City'. However, the young ...

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