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Buckstone, John Baldwinlocked

(1802–1879)
  • Donald Roy

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Buckstone, John Baldwin (1802–1879), actor, playwright, and theatre manager, was born at Hoxton, London, on 14 September 1802, the son of John Buckstone, a retired shopkeeper. After brief service as a ship's boy on a man-of-war at the age of eleven, he returned to his studies at ...

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F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)