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Payn, Jameslocked

(1830–1898)
  • Damian Atkinson

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Payn, James (1830–1898), novelist and journal editor, was born on 28 February 1830 at Rodney Lodge, Rodney Terrace, Cheltenham, the second son of William Payn (1774/5–1840) and his wife, Harriet. His father, who was clerk to the River Thames commissioners, a justice of the peace, and also sometime treasurer for the county of ...

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