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date: 17 February 2020

Holcroft, Thomaslocked

  • Gary Kelly


Holcroft, Thomas (1745–1809), writer, was born in Orange Court, Leicester Fields, London, on 10 December 1745, the son of Thomas Holcroft (d. 1797), a shoemaker, and his wife, Sarah, an occasional costermonger. He was baptized at St Martin-in-the-Fields on 25 December. Detailed knowledge of ...

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