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Heywood, Abellocked

(1810–1893)
  • Margaret Beetham

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Heywood, Abel (1810–1893), newsagent and publisher, was born on 25 February 1810 in Prestwich, Lancashire, the youngest son of the four children born to Betty and John Heywood, whose second marriage it was. John Heywood, a ‘putter out’ for weavers, died in 1812. In 1819 his widow moved to ...

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