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Ford, Ford Madox [formerly Ford Hermann Hueffer] (1873–1939), writer and editor, was born on 17 December 1873 at 5 Fair Lawn Villas, Merton, Surrey, the first among the three children of Francis Hueffer (1845–1889), musicologist and author, and Catherine (1850–1927), painter, daughter of ...

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Lockhart, John Gibson (1794–1854), writer and literary editor, was born on 12 June 1794 in the manse at Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland, the eldest of five children of Dr John Lockhart (1761–1842), minister of the parish church of Cambusnethan, and his second wife, Elizabeth (...

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Murry, John Middleton (1889–1957), writer and journal editor, was born on 6 August 1889 in Peckham, London, the elder of the two sons of John Murry (1860/61–1947), a clerk in the Inland Revenue, and his wife, Emily (1869/70–1951), née Wheeler. John Murry was a determined man from an impoverished and illiterate background who taught himself to write. Poor but ambitious, he saw education as the sole means to fulfil his aspirations for his son. Subjected to intense pressure to learn from the time he could speak, ...

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Smellie, William (1740–1795), printer, editor, and author, was born in the Pleasance, a suburb of old Edinburgh, the second among six children of Alexander Smellie (1699–1752), a mason and master builder. His mother's identity is unknown and his own birth date uncertain because his father followed the Cameronians, an outlawed Presbyterian sect that eschewed record keeping for fear of persecution. His religious practices estranged ...

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Tambimuttu, Meary James Thurairajah (1915–1983), writer and journal editor, was born on 15 August 1915 at Atchuveli in the Jaffna peninsula of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), second child of the five sons and one daughter of Henry Tambithurai Tambimuttu (1887–1971), of the Government Printing Press...