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Leng, Sir William Christopherlocked

(1825–1902)
  • A. H. Millar
  • , revised by Dilwyn Porter

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Leng, Sir William Christopher (1825–1902), journalist and newspaper proprietor, was born at Hull on 25 January 1825, the elder son of Adam Leng, a Hull businessman, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Christopher Luccock, architect, of Malton. Sir John Leng (1828–1906) was a younger brother. After education at a private school, where he showed a taste for literature, ...

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