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Cannon, George [pseud. Erasmus Perkins] (1789–1854), freethinker and publisher

Iain McCalman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Publishing. 1452 words.

Cannon, George [pseud. Erasmus Perkins] (1789–1854), freethinker and publisher, was born in London. His parents and early education remain unknown, but he later hinted at a dissenting...

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Chilton, William (1815–1855), printer and freethinker

Adrian Desmond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Publishing. 900 words.

Chilton, William (1815–1855), printer and freethinker, was baptized in the parish of St Philip and St Jacob, Bristol, on 2 July 1815, the son of William Chilton, a tin-plate worker, and...

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Cooper, William (bap. 1639, d. 1689), bookseller and writer on the occult sciences

Stanton J. Linden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing; Alternative Belief Systems. 974 words.

Cooper, William (bap. 1639, d. 1689), bookseller and writer on the occult sciences, was born in Leicester, the son of John Cooper and his wife, Elizabeth. He was baptized on 5 June 1639 at...

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Holyoake, Austin (1826–1874), freethought printer and publisher

Edward Royle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Publishing. 724 words.

Holyoake, Austin (1826–1874), freethought printer and publisher, was born on 27 October 1826 in Birmingham into an artisan household, the seventh child and fifth son of George Holyoake...

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Jones, Thomas [known as Thomas Jones yr Almanaciwr] (1648–1713), publisher and almanac maker

Geraint H. Jenkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Publishing; Alternative Belief Systems. 1196 words.

Jones, Thomas [known as Thomas Jones yr Almanaciwr] (1648–1713), publisher and almanac maker, was born on 1 May 1648 at Tre'r-ddôl, near Corwen, Merioneth. His parents' names are unknown,...

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Season, Henry (1693–1775), almanac writer and medical practitioner

Patrick Curry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Medicine and Health; Literature; Publishing; Alternative Belief Systems. 1066 words.

Season, Henry (1693–1775), almanac writer and medical practitioner, was born on 23 January 1693, in the village of Broomham (now Bromham), near Chippenham in Wiltshire. His mother died in...

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Watts, Charles Albert (1858–1946), freethought editor and publisher

Nicolas Walter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Publishing; Journalism. 1117 words.

Watts, Charles Albert (1858–1946), freethought editor and publisher, was born at 72 Hill Street, Walworth, London, on 27 May 1858, the eldest son of Charles Watts (1836–1906), secularist...

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