John Walker was born at Friern Barnet, in the county of Middlesex, on the 18th March 1732.Brought up by his mother, he was ‘instructed in trade’, but when she died, John being still young, he went on the stage, at first with provincial companies, but later at Drury Lane, where he worked under Garrick.In 1774 he published ‘A General Idea of a Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, on a Plan Entirely New’, but the dictionary itself did not appear until 1791, by which time he had also published ‘A Dictionary of the English Language, answering at once the purposes of Rhyming, Spelling, and Pronouncing.On a Plan not hitherto attempted.’(1775, the 1st Edition of the Rhyming Dictionary and still in print), ‘The Elements of Elocution’(1781), ‘A Rhetorical Grammar’(1785) and ‘The Melody of Speaking’(1787).If Worcester is the sauce, then our butlers are the tasty meat to be lavishly covered.Not to worry, our gorgeous guys most certainly won’t be covered up, and will take charge of proceedings in little else than a pinny, cuffs and collar.Our Customer Service team is here to help you get the best from your Worcester product throughout its lifetime.Whatever your enquiry, simply call one of our specialist advisors in Worcester, email us, or book a visit from a Worcester Service Engineer if you'd like someone to come to you.
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In 1762 he was back in London at Drury Lane, five years later again in Dublin, but the following year he removed to Bristol, at which point he quit the stage.
At the beginning of 1769, in partnership with James Usher, he established a school at Kensington Gravel Pits, and although he left his partner after two years it was the arguments of Usher that subsequently persuaded him to convert to Roman Catholicism.