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Person: OVERTON, Robert  (1854-1924)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Robert OVERTON
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
author of stories used with slide sets
Main period of activity
1880s-1920s
Other internet resources
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
8 December 1854
born at
5 April 1891
36
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/1346.39.14
– occupation “Author and Journalist”
20 May 1925
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1925 L-P p.493
Texts linked to this person
Compilation (1)

A round dozen: character sketches (London: Dean & Son, 1884)


Story (1)

‘Caged!: a gaol-bird's story’ in A round dozen (1884)

Notes

Some sources give his year of birth as 1859, possibly because of confusion with another person of the same name who also died in 1924.

Lucerna ID  6002372

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 21 January 2018

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