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date: 15 September 2019

Watts, Johnlocked

(1818–1887)
  • M. Hewitt

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Watts, John (1818–1887), educationist and social reformer, was born at Coventry, on 24 March 1818, one of twelve children of James Watts, ribbon weaver. When five years old, scarlet fever left him partially paralysed. He was educated largely at Holy Trinity church school...

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