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Archer, William (1856-1924), theatre critic and journalist

John Peter Wearing

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/30435

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Archer, William (1856-1924), theatre critic and journalist, was born at 6 North Methven Street, Perth, Scotland, on 23 September 1856, the eldest son of the nine children of Thomas Archer (1823-1905) of Glasgow and his wife, Grace Lindsay Morison (1832-1911), the daughter of James Morison of Perth. An inveterate itinerant, ...

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