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Austin, Alfred (1835-1913), poet

William H. Scheuerle

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Austin, Alfred (1835-1913), poet, was born at Headingley, near Leeds, on 30 May 1835, the second son and third child of the six children of Joseph Austin (d. 1857), wool-stapler, of Leeds, and his wife, Mary Locke, sister of Joseph Locke (1805-1860), railroad engineer and MP for Honiton, Devon. Of ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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