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date: 05 June 2020

Jerrold, Douglas Williamlocked

(1803–1857)
  • Michael Slater

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Jerrold, Douglas William (1803–1857), playwright and journalist, was born on 3 January 1803 in Greek Street, London, the third of the four children of Samuel Jerrold (1749–1820), provincial actor and theatre manager, and his second wife, Mary, née Reid (1775–1851), actress. Jerrold passed his earliest years in ...

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