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Timbs, John (1801-1875), author

James Ramsay MacDonald and Nilanjana Banerji

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/27460
Timbs, John (1801-1875), author


Timbs, John (1801-1875), author, was born on 17 August 1801 at Clerkenwell, London, and was educated at a private school at Hemel Hempstead. He was apprenticed to a printer and druggist at Dorking, and while there began to write, his first contributions appearing in the Monthly Magazine in 1820. About ...

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