- Thomas Seccombe
- , revised by Ray Boston
Redding, Cyrus (1785–1870), journalist, was born in Cornwall, probably at Truro, on 2 February 1785, the son of Robert Redding (1755–1807), a Baptist minister at Falmouth and later Truro, and his wife, Joanna, née Hornblower. Cyrus was educated mainly at home by his wealthy father, and had some juvenile verses printed at his own expense. His earliest recollections included seeing ...