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date: 21 October 2019

Johnson, George Williamlocked

(1802–1886)
  • G. C. Boase
  • , revised by Anne Pimlott Baker

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Johnson, George William (1802–1886), writer on gardening, was born on 4 November 1802 at Blackheath, Kent, the younger of the two sons of William Johnson, businessman and owner of the Vauxhall distillery, who then founded the Coalbrookdale china works, and later the salt works at ...

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F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)
R. Desmond, (1977); rev. edn (1994)