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date: 16 January 2021

Ryley [formerly Romney], Samuel Williamlocked

(1759–1837)
  • Mark Sorrell

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Ryley [formerly Romney], Samuel William (1759–1837), actor and author, was born in London, the son and only child of Samuel Romney, a wholesale grocer. He was educated first at a day school in Kensington and then at a similar establishment in Fulham...

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