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date: 13 May 2021

Gaspey, Thomaslocked

(1788–1871)
  • C. W. Sutton
  • , revised by Nilanjana Banerji

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Gaspey, Thomas (1788–1871), novelist and journalist, born at Hoxton on 31 March 1788, was the son of William Gaspey, a lieutenant in the navy. While a youth he wrote verses for yearly pocket books, and when about twenty contributed to Literary Recreations, a monthly publication edited by ...

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S. A. Allibone, , 3 vols. (1859–71); suppl. by J. F. Kirk, 2 vols. (1891)