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date: 14 October 2019

Castillo, Johnlocked

(1792–1845)
  • W. E. A. Axon
  • , revised by Sarah Couper

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Castillo, John (1792–1845), stonemason, poet, and preacher, was born at Rathfarnham, near Dublin. When he was two or three years old his parents, who were Roman Catholics, emigrated to England, and on the voyage were shipwrecked off the Isle of Man. They settled in the hamlet of ...

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