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Bowles, Thomas Gibson (1842–1922), politician and newspaper proprietor, was born on 15 January 1842, the illegitimate son of Thomas Milner-Gibson (1806–1884) and Susan Bowles, of whom nothing else is known. His father's wife, Susanna, made him welcome with his eight stepbrothers and -sisters. He was educated at ...

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Walter, John (1818–1894), newspaper proprietor and politician, was born on 8 October 1818 at Printing House Square, London, the eldest son of John Walter (1776–1847) of Printing House Square and his second wife, Mary, née Smithe, of Eastling, Kent. Sir Edward Walter was his brother. He was educated at ...

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Walter, John (1776–1847), newspaper proprietor and politician, was born at Battersea on 23 February 1776, the second son of John Walter (1739?–1812), printer and founder of The Times, and Frances Landen. He was educated at the Merchant Taylors' School, and at fourteen was apprenticed to ...