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Fitzgibbon, Edward (1803–1857), writer on angling

M. G. Watkins

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Fitzgibbon, Edward (1803–1857), writer on angling, was born at Limerick in August 1803, the son of a land agent. From boyhood, when he fished in the trout streams near his home, he was devotedly attached to fishing. His education was interrupted when he was fourteen years old by his father's death, and he moved to ...

Reference Entry.  440 words. 

Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation

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