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Devlin, James Dacres (b. 1800, d. in or after 1863), shoemaker, poet, and radical  

Fabrice Bensimon

Devlin, James Dacres (b. 1800, d. in or after 1863), shoemaker, poet, and radical, was born in Dublin on 17 March 1800. He wrote that his ‘only school [had] been the Street Literature of London’ (The Trialist, 41). He was apprenticed to his uncle, ...

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Hewes, George Robert Twelves (1742–1840), cordwainer and revolutionary activist in America  

Alfred F. Young

Hewes, George Robert Twelves (1742–1840), cordwainer and revolutionary activist in America, was born on 25 August 1742 at the sign of the Bull's Head and Horns, Water Street, Boston, Massachusetts, the sixth of nine children of George Hewes (1701–1749), tallow chandler and erstwhile tanner, and his wife, ...