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Thomson [formerly Thompson], James [pseud. B. V.]locked

(1834–1882)
  • Ann Margaret Ridler

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Thomson [formerly Thompson], James [pseud. B. V.] (1834–1882), poet and satirist, was born at Church Street, Port Glasgow, on 23 November 1834, the eldest of three children of James Thompson (1806–1853), a merchant seaman, and his wife, Sarah Kennedy (1798–1843), a court dressmaker. Both parents were Scottish, and his mother was a devout follower of the preacher ...

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