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Ayton, Richard (bap. 1786, d. 1823), playwright and writer

T. F. Henderson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Ayton, Richard (bap. 1786, d. 1823), playwright and writer, was baptized at St Stephen, Coleman Street, London, on 8 February 1786, the son of William Ayton (d. 1799) and his wife, Mary. His father, a son of William Ayton, banker in Lombard Street...

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