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Hartley, William (1857–1924), showman and medicine vendor

William Schupbach

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/56036

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Hartley, William (1857–1924), showman and medicine vendor, was born on 8 August 1857 at Marsh Southowram, near Halifax, Yorkshire, the son of Alfred Hartley, described as a flag facer, and his wife, Sarah Ann (née Peel) (1832/3–1910). Of his early life nothing is known. ...

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Subjects: Performing Arts ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; Pharmacology

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