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Hughes, Thomas (1822–1896), social reformer and children's writer

Charlotte Mitchell

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/14091

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Hughes, Thomas (1822–1896), social reformer and children's writer, was born at Uffington, Berkshire, of which parish his paternal grandfather was vicar, on 20 October 1822, the second of the six sons of John Hughes (1790–1857), author, and his second wife, Margaret Elizabeth Wilkinson (1797–1887)...

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