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date: 20 November 2019

Acton, John Adams-locked

(1830–1910)
  • S. E. Fryer
  • , revised by Anne MacPhee

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Acton, John Adams- (1830–1910), sculptor, was born on 11 December 1830 at Acton Hill, Middlesex, one of the two surviving sons and three daughters of William Adams, an artist, and his wife, Helen Elizabeth Humphreys. His sister Clarissa was also an artist, and exhibited at the ...

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