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Barnes, Thomas (1785-1841), newspaper editor and essayist

Gordon Phillips

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/1474
Barnes, Thomas (1785-1841), newspaper editor and essayist

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Barnes, Thomas (1785-1841), newspaper editor and essayist, was born in Southwark, London, on 11 September 1785, the eldest son of John Barnes (b. 1753), a solicitor practising in Clifford's Inn, Bloomsbury, and Tenterden, Kent, and his wife, Mary, née Anderson. His mother died when he was young, and he was ...

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