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date: 12 August 2020

Mayhew, Henrylocked

(1812–1887)
  • Deborah Vlock

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Mayhew, Henry (1812–1887), author and social reformer, was born in London on 25 November 1812, the son of Joshua Dorset Joseph Mayhew (d. 1858) and Mary Ann Fenn. He was educated at Westminster School from 1822 to 1827, and began his writing career shortly thereafter, at the age of sixteen, according to his son ...

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