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Dixon, William Hepworthlocked

(1821–1879)
  • Charles Kent
  • , revised by Sinéad Agnew

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Dixon, William Hepworth (1821–1879), journalist and writer, was born on 30 June 1821 at Newton Street, Great Ancoats, in Manchester, the son of Abner Dixon and his wife, Mary, née Cryer, of whom little is known. He grew up in Over Darwen, where he was tutored by his great-uncle, ...

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