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date: 28 February 2021

Oakman, Johnlocked

(c. 1748–1793)
  • Anita McConnell


Oakman, John (c. 1748–1793), engraver and writer of songs and novels, was born at Hendon, Middlesex. He received a grammar-school education and was apprenticed to the map engraver Emanuel Bowen. He left before completing his indenture, having proved troublesome to his master; furthermore, he seduced ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
S. Redgrave, (1874); rev. edn (1878); repr. (1970)