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Roeder, Charles [formerly Carl]locked

(1848–1911)
  • John Wright

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Roeder, Charles [formerly Carl] (1848–1911), folklorist and oral historian, was born in Gera, Thuringia, Germany. Nothing is known of his early life. At twenty-one he emigrated to Manchester to work as a shipping clerk. In 1881 he was living at 92 Lloyd Street, Chorlton-cum-Medlock...

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