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Thomas Hughes
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Born in Uffington, Berkshire
Born on 20th of October 1822
Died on 22nd of March 1896

Thomas Hughes is best remembered today for his novel Tom Brownís Schooldays, published in 1856, a semi-autobiographical work (Tom supposedly based on the authorís brother George). He was also a QC, county court judge, Liberal MP, and as a Christian Socialist was a significant figure in the early days of the Cooperative Movement and a supporter of the development of trades unions.

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