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date: 03 March 2021

Dent, Joseph Malabylocked

(1849–1926)
  • Jonathan Rose

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Dent, Joseph Malaby (1849–1926), publisher, was born at 3 Archer Street, Darlington, on 30 August 1849, the tenth child of George Dent, a house-painter, and his wife, Isabella, née Railton. Joseph Dent attended a Wesleyan school until the age of thirteen. He was briefly an apprentice printer, but proved so inept at that trade that he turned to bookbinding. ...

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