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Allingham, William (1824–1889), poet

Robert Welch

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/405

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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 ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets)

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