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Buchanan, Robert Williamslocked

(1841–1901)
  • J. P. Phelan

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Buchanan, Robert Williams (1841–1901), poet and novelist, was born at Caverswall, Staffordshire, on 18 August 1841, the only surviving child of Robert Buchanan (1813–1866) and his wife, Margaret Williams (d. 1894), daughter of a socialist lawyer from Stoke-on-Trent. His father, originally a tailor in ...

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