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Elton, Edward William [real name Edward William Elt] (1794-1843), actor

Joseph Knight and Katharine Mary Cockin

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/8768
Elton, Edward William [real name Edward William Elt] (1794-1843), actor

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Elton, Edward William [real name Edward William Elt] (1794-1843), actor, whose real name was Elt, was born in August 1794 in London, in the parish of Lambeth. He was trained for the law in the office of a solicitor named Springhall in Verulam Buildings, Gray's Inn. His father, who was ...

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