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date: 14 April 2021

Warner, Samuel Alfredlocked

  • Anita McConnell


Warner, Samuel Alfred (1793/4–1853), charlatan, was born at Heathfield, Sussex, the son of William Warner, a carpenter. His own fanciful account of his early years was contradicted by information later confided to Sir Robert Peel when Peel was becoming convinced of Warner's deceit (...

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Gentleman's Magazine
, 3rd ser. (1830–91)
British Library, London