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Bull, George Anthony (1929–2001), journalist and translator, was born into a working-class Roman Catholic family at 5 Alfred Street, Bow, London, on 23 August 1929, the son of George Thomas Bull, a tramway inspector for the London Passenger Transport Board, and his wife, ...

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Clarke, (Charles) Allen (1863–1935), journalist and dialect writer, was born at 58 Parrot Street, Bolton, Lancashire, on 26 February 1863, the eldest of nine children of Joseph Clarke, a cotton mule spinner, and his wife, Martha, née Marsh, also a factory worker. The journalist ...

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Forman, Charlotte [pseud. Probus] (1715–1787), journalist and translator, was born on 23 October 1715, perhaps in England, one of five children of Charles Forman, an Irish Jacobite and pamphleteer, and his wife, Mary. Charles was a clerk in the English war office...

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Kilmartin, Terence Kevin [Terry] (1922–1991), journalist and translator, was born on 10 January 1922 at Church Road, Greystones, Delgany, co Wicklow, Ireland, the seventh of the eight children of Ambrose Joseph Kilmartin, an Irish civil servant, and his wife, Eva, née Hyland. His ...

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Lowe, James (d. 1865), journalist and translator, was the only son of James Lowe of Liverpool. In his early career he was editor of a newspaper at Preston, and from 1843 to 1863 edited The Critic of Literature, Science, and the Drama. He was also a contributor to ...

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Monroe, Elizabeth (1905–1986), journalist and scholar of the Middle East, was born at the Nurses' Home, Great Malvern, Worcestershire, on 16 January 1905, daughter of Horace Granville Monroe (1872–1933) and his wife, Francis Alice (d. 1932), daughter of the ecclesiastical historian George Thomas Stokes...

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Peter Anthony Motteux (1663–1718) by Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini [with members of his household] © Copyright The British Museum

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Motteux, Peter Anthony [formerly Pierre-Antoine Le Motteux] (1663–1718), journalist and translator, was born on 25 February 1663 in the parish of St Étienne-des-Tonneliers, Rouen, France, the eldest of the nine children of Antoine Le Motteux (1637–1679), merchant and haberdasher, and his wife, ...

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Nodal, John Howard (1831–1909), journalist and dialectologist, was born on 19 September 1831 in Downing Street, Ardwick, Manchester, the son of Aaron Nodal (1798–1855), a Quaker grocer and town councillor. He was a member of the Society of Friends and was educated at ...

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Thomas, William Moy (1828–1910), novelist, journalist, and translator, was born in Hackney, Middlesex, on 3 January 1828, the younger son of Moy Thomas (1787–1844) and Harriet Theresa Thomas. His father was a solicitor and vestry clerk of St Mary Woolnoth. The Moy Thomases...