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Vandenhoff, John M. (1790-1861), actor

Joseph Knight and Nilanjana Banerji

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/28065

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Vandenhoff, John M. (1790-1861), actor, was born on 31 March 1790 in Salisbury, where his family, of Dutch extraction and said to have come to Britain in the train of William of Orange, appear to have been dyers. He was educated at the Jesuits' college in Stonyhurst, Lancashire, with a ...

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