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date: 22 February 2020

Brett, Edwin Johnlocked

(1828–1895)
  • Matthew Sweet

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Brett, Edwin John (1828–1895), journal editor and publisher, was born in White Horse Lane, Canterbury, the son of Thomas Brett (c.1777–1867), British army officer, and his wife, Mary. At fourteen he was apprenticed to a watchmaker, but soon moved to London...

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Illustrated London News
F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)
Bodleian Library, Oxford