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date: 19 September 2020

Taylor, Samuellocked

(1748/9–1811)
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Taylor, Samuel (1748/9–1811), stenographer and angler, was born probably at or near Shrewsbury, Shropshire. In his treatise Angling in All its Branches, Reduced to a Complete Science (1800), Taylor stated that the Severn, particularly the Terne brook, was the scene of his earliest fishing exploits. When a boy he was permitted by the owner of those waters...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)
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