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date: 02 March 2021

Hughes, Thomaslocked

  • Charlotte Mitchell


Hughes, Thomas (1822–1896), social reformer and children's writer, was born at Uffington, Berkshire, of which parish his paternal grandfather was vicar, on 20 October 1822, the second of the six sons of John Hughes (1790–1857), author, and his second wife, Margaret Elizabeth Wilkinson (1797–1887)...

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