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Dibdin, Charleslocked

(bap. 1745, d. 1814)
  • Jon A. Gillaspie


Dibdin, Charles (bap. 1745, d. 1814), actor, composer, and writer, was baptized privately (possibly because he was sickly at birth) on 4 March 1745 at Southampton, and again publicly on 26 March at Holyrood Church, Southampton, where his father, Thomas Dibdin, was parish clerk; his mother's name has been given as ...

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