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Howitt, Williamlocked

(1792–1879)
  • Peter Mandler

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Howitt, William (1792–1879), writer, was born on 18 December 1792 in Heanor, Derbyshire, the fourth of seven sons of Thomas Howitt (b. 1763), a mine superintendent, and his wife, Phoebe, née Tantum, a herbalist. William and his brothers were reared as members of the ...

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