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Taylor, Jefferys (1792–1853), children's writer

Robin Taylor Gilbert

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195146561
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Taylor, Jefferys (1792–1853), children's writer

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Taylor, Jefferys (1792–1853), children's writer, was born on 30 October 1792 in Cooke's House, Shilling Street, Lavenham, Suffolk, the ninth child of Isaac Taylor (1759–1829), engraver, and his wife, Ann Taylor, née Martin (1757–1830), also a children's writer. He was named for the family of his paternal grandmother, who was born ...

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