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Jackson, Henry (1831-1879), novelist

Gordon Goodwin and Megan A. Stephan

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/14527
Jackson, Henry (1831-1879), novelist

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Jackson, Henry (1831-1879), novelist, was born at Boston, Lincolnshire, on 15 April 1831, one of at least two sons of a brewer. After attending Sleaford and Boston grammar schools he was placed first in a bank and subsequently in his father's brewery. Severe illness left him an invalid for life ...

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