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Byron, Henry Jameslocked

  • Peter Thomson


Byron, Henry James (1835–1884), playwright and actor, was born in Manchester on 8 January 1835. His father, Henry Byron (1804–1884), British consul in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, was second cousin to the poet Lord Byron. His mother, Elizabeth Josephine, was the daughter of Dr Bradley...

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