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Stead, William Thomaslocked

  • Joseph O. Baylen


Stead, William Thomas (1849–1912), newspaper editor and spiritualist, was born in Embleton, Northumberland, on 5 July 1849, the son of a Congregational minister, the Revd William Stead (1814–1884), and his wife, Isabella Jobson (1824–1875), both of Yorkshire stock and Scandinavian descent. There were two daughters and, in addition to ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)