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Taylor, Tom

Born: 1817 AD
Died: 1880 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Dramatist

1817 – Born at Bishopwearmouth, near Sunderland, in north-east England on the 19th of October.

1837 – He entered Trinity College at Cambridge University.

1846 – He was called to the bar at Middle Temple in November, and went on the northern circuit.

1846 – Wrote plays "To Parents and Guardians".

1850 – He became assistant secretary of the Board of Health.

1854 – He was made secretary, and on its abolition his services were transferred to a department of the Home Office.

1852 – Co-wrote play "Masks and Faces".

1855 – Wrote plays "Still Waters Run Deep".

1858 – Wrote plays "Our American Cousin".

1860 – Wrote plays "The Overland Route".

1863 – Wrote plays "The Ticket-of-Leave Man".

1876 – Retiring on a pension.

1880 – He died at Wandsworth, London, England on the 12th of July.