Reference Entry

Clarke, Charles Cowden (1787-1877), writer and public lecturer

Donald Hawes

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Clarke, Charles Cowden (1787-1877), writer and public lecturer, was born on 15 December 1787 at Enfield, Middlesex, the son of John Clarke (1757-1820) and his wife, Ann Isabella, née Stott (d. 1853). Clarke's mother was the stepdaughter of John Collett Ryland (1723-1792), a prominent Baptist minister and schoolmaster. In 1786 ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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