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date: 22 January 2020

Boaden, Jameslocked

(1762–1839)
  • John Russell Stephens

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Boaden, James (1762–1839), biographer and playwright, was born on 23 May 1762 in Whitehaven, Cumberland, the only son of William Boaden (1735?–1790) and his wife, Elizabeth. His father (originally from Penryn, Cornwall), a merchant in the Russian trade, took the family to ...

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