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Measom, Sir George Samuel (1818–1901), publisher and philanthropist

G. H. Martin

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online September 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/89945

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Measom, Sir George Samuel (1818–1901), publisher and philanthropist, was born in Blackheath, Kent, on 3 December 1818, and baptized in St Alfege, Greenwich, on 12 July 1819, perhaps the eldest of the five children of Daniel Measom (b. c.1790), carver and gilder, and his wife, ...

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