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James, (John) Edwinlocked

(1811–1882)
  • G. C. Boase
  • , revised by Eric Metcalfe

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James, (John) Edwin (1811–1882), barrister, was born in London on 20 November 1811, the eldest son of John James, solicitor and secondary of the City of London (d. 1852), and his wife, Hester (1791/2–1874), eldest daughter of Boyce Combe. He was educated at a private school. In early life he frequently acted at a private theatre in ...

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F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)
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