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Dunning, Thomas Josephlocked

  • Iorwerth Prothero


Dunning, Thomas Joseph (1799–1873), trade unionist, was born in Southwark, London, on 12 January 1799, the son of Joseph Hill Dunning (1760/61–1829), turncock and inspector of London waterworks, and his wife, Ann, née Barber (d. 1840). Apprenticed in 1813, he learned the trade of bookbinder, a small trade that participated in the great nineteenth-century expansion of printing and publishing and which, despite the growth of mass production and the mechanization of some stages of production, remained a skilled occupation....

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