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Crockford, Johnlocked

  • Brenda Hough
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Crockford, John (1824/5–1865), publisher of Crockford's Clerical Directory, was perhaps born in Taunton, though his origins and parentage are obscure. No baptism has been traced, but his marriage certificate records him as the son of John Crockford, schoolmaster. By his early twenties he was in business as a printer and publisher at ...

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