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Billington, Williamlocked

(1825–1884)
  • John Langton

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Billington, William (1825–1884), poet, was born at Samlesbury in the Ribble valley, Lancashire, on 3 April 1825, when his unemployed hand-loom weaver parents, Benedict and Ann, née Bolton, were working as road navvies. He was baptized at St Mary's Roman Catholic Church in ...

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