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Introducing Our Autobiographers

John Urie (b. 1820) Biographical entry

 724 URIE, John, Reminiscences of Eighty Years (Alexander Gardner, Paisley, 1908), pp.155. Illustrated. Born 1820 in Paisley. Son of a hand-loom weaver …

R.W. Morris b.1895: Introduction.

I chose R. W. Morris’ autobiography, written in 1972, after looking at the entry in Burnett et al The Autobiography of the Working Class: …