Reference Entry

Giffard, Stanley Lees (1788-1858), newspaper editor

Dennis Griffiths

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Giffard, Stanley Lees (1788-1858), newspaper editor, was born on 4 August 1788 in Dublin, the youngest son of John Giffard (1745-1819) of Dromartin, co. Dublin, and brother of Sir Ambrose Hardinge Giffard. He was educated, initially, by Samuel Whyte, the schoolmaster of R. B. Sheridan and Thomas Moore, the poet. ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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