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R D Blackmore
Author and market gardener of Teddington
1825 - 1900

R D Blackmore


Richard Dodderidge Blackmore was born in Devon in 1825. He came to live in Hampton Wick in 1854 and worked as a teacher at Wellesley House school in Twickenham. He liked walking to work as it was good for his health but he didn't really enjoy being a teacher.

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