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Ballard, Edward George (1791–1860), writer

William Hunt

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/1234

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Ballard, Edward George (1791–1860), writer, was born on 29 April 1791 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, the only child of Edward Ballard, an alderman of Salisbury, and Elizabeth, daughter of George Fowles Benson, also of Salisbury; his parents were married on 18 August 1788. Because of early ill health his education was much neglected, though he was schooled a little in ...

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