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date: 01 December 2020

Hepburn, Thomaslocked

(1796–1864)
  • Norman McCord

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Hepburn, Thomas (1796–1864), miners' leader, was born in February 1796 in the Durham pit village of Pelton. His father was killed in a mining accident, leaving a widow and three children, of whom Thomas was the eldest. Hepburn received a scanty education at the village school, and could read the ...

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