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Brewer, Ebenezer Cobham (1810-1897), educationist and lexicographer

Ann Ridler

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Brewer, Ebenezer Cobham (1810-1897), educationist and lexicographer, was born in Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London, on 2 May 1810, the third of the eleven surviving children of John Sherren Brewer (1775/6-1848), a Norwich schoolmaster, and his second wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Robert Kitton of Norwich. His brothers William, Robert Kitton, and ...

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