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date: 17 February 2020

Chadwick, Sir Edwinlocked

(1800–1890)
  • Peter Mandler

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Chadwick, Sir Edwin (1800–1890), social reformer and civil servant, was born at Longsight, near Manchester, on 24 January 1800. Surprisingly little is known of his early life, and of his mother nothing, except that she died in the infancy of her only son. His father, ...

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