The Life of Thomas Gent





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Part Two

Part Three

Part Four


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Notes on the text

Under construction. Explanations of the vocabulary, characters and contemporary national and local history in the autobiography.


Notes on Thomas Gent's ancestry

Although the first page of Thomas Gent's manuscript is lost, he gives sufficient hints to show that, although born in Dublin, his father's family came from Staffordshire.


Thomas Gent's publications

Under construction. This will include the extensive notes on Thomas Gent's life and work by Robert Davies, in his work 'A Memoir of the York Press', published in 1868. At present shows images of some of Thomas Gent's productions.

About Frank Gent, creator of this site

In addition to sharing a surname, and a probable common ancestry, Frank Gent has a professional interest in Thomas Gent's life and work.