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date: 15 December 2019

Walker, Johnlocked

(1732–1807)
  • Joan C. Beal

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Walker, John (1732–1807), elocutionist, orthoepist, and lexicographer, was born on 18 March 1732 at Colney Heath, a hamlet in the parish of Friern Barnet, Middlesex, on the eastern side of Finchley Common. Nothing is known about his father, except that he died when ...

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