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date: 26 November 2020

Hicks, William Robertlocked

(1808–1868)
  • G. C. Boase
  • , revised by Charles Brayne

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Hicks, William Robert (1808–1868), asylum superintendent and humorist, was born at Bodmin, Cornwall, on 1 April 1808, the son of William Hicks (d. 1833), a schoolmaster of Bodmin, and Sarah, daughter of William and Margaret Hicks. He was educated under his father until 1824, and then under a ...

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G. C. Boase & W. P. Courtney, , 3 vols. (1874–82)
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