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Allingham, William (1824-1889), poet

Robert Welch

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/405
Allingham, William (1824-1889), poet


Allingham, William (1824-1889), poet, was born on 19 March 1824 in Ballyshannon, co. Donegal, the eldest of the five children of William Allingham and his wife, Elizabeth, née Crawford (d. 1833). His father ran a shipping business, plying cargo such as timber and slate, between North America, the Baltic, and ...

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