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Baines, Sir Edward (1800-1890), journalist, politician, and educationist

John R. Lowerson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/1090

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Baines, Sir Edward (1800-1890), journalist, politician, and educationist, was born in Leeds on 28 May 1800, the second son of Edward Baines (1774-1848), editor of the Leeds Mercury, and his wife, Charlotte, daughter of Matthew Talbot, a Leeds currier. Matthew Talbot Baines and Thomas Baines were his brothers. Known until ...

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