Thomas Shore (writer)

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Thomas Shore (1793-1863) was a writer.


Shore was born in 1793 to the Reverend Thomas William Shore and Juliana Mackworth (born Praed) of Otterton in Devon. He was a nephew of John Shore, 1st Baron Teignmouth. He taught Earl Canning and the second Earl Granville. Shore was the author of 'The Churchman and the Freethinker' (1863). [1]

Otterton a village located in East Devon, United Kingdom

Otterton is a village and civil parish in East Devon, England. The parish lies on the English Channel and is surrounded clockwise from the south by the parishes of East Budleigh, Bicton, Colaton Raleigh, Newton Poppleford and Harpford and Sidmouth. In 2001 its population was 700, compared to 622 a hundred years earlier. At the 2011 census the population had reduced to 656. Otterton is part of Raleigh electoral ward whose total population at the above census was 2,120.

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He was the father of three notable writers. The eldest (Margaret) Emily Shore died young and is known for her diary. Emily taught her two younger sisters Louisa Catherine Shore and Arabella Shore. Shore also had at least two other children who were boys. [1]

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  1. 1 2 Barbara T. Gates, ‘Shore, (Margaret) Emily (1819–1839)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 15 Nov 2014