Thomas Walker

(1784—1836) police magistrate and author

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(1784–1836) Author and magistrate, educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, and called to the bar 1812. He was the author of a weekly periodical, The Original, of which 29 numbers appeared (20 May to 2 December1835). Its purpose was to raise ‘the national tone in whatever concerns us socially or individually’, and it is especially remembered for Walker's admirable papers on health and gastronomy.

From The Oxford Companion to English Literature in Oxford Reference.

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