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Armour, Thomas Dickson [Tommy] (1896–1968), golfer, was born at 18 Balcarres Street, Edinburgh, on 24 September 1896, the son of George Armour, a baker, and his wife, Martha Dickson. Educated at Daniel Stewart's College, Edinburgh, and a graduate of the University of Edinburgh...

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Bernard Darwin

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Ball, John (1861–1940), golfer, was born on 24 December 1861 at Hoylake, Cheshire, the second son of John Ball (d. 1905) and his wife, Margaret Parry. The father was of yeoman farmer stock and the owner of the Royal Hotel at Hoylake...

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Barton, Pamela Espeut (1917–1943), golfer, was born on 4 March 1917 at 118 Castelnau, Barnes, Surrey, the daughter of Henry Charles Johnston Barton, a tea buyer, and his wife, Ethel Maude Espeut. She began playing golf at the age of twelve, with her elder sister ...

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Pamela Espeut Barton (1917–1943) by unknown photographer, 1937 © Empics

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Bernard Darwin

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Braid, James (1870–1950), golfer, was born at Liberty Place, Elie, Fife, on 6 February 1870, the son of James Braid, ploughman and later forester, and his second wife, Mary Harris. He began very early to play golf, was a caddie, and won boys' competitions. ...

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Campbell [married names Hurd, Howe], Dorothy Iona (1883–1945), golfer, was born on 24 March 1883 at 1 Carlton Terrace, Edinburgh, the daughter of William Campbell, a metal merchant, and his wife, Emily Mary Tipper. Her father was a native of Edinburgh...

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(Thomas) Henry Cotton (1907–1987) by unknown photographer, 1930s © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cotton, (Thomas) Henry (1907–1987), golfer, was born on 28 January 1907 at The Croft, Church Hulme, Congleton, Cheshire, the second son in the family of two sons and one daughter of George Cotton, an industrialist, inventor, and Wesleyan lay preacher, and his second wife, ...

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Crawley, Leonard George (1903–1981), sportsman and golf journalist, was born at Nacton, Suffolk, on 26 July 1903, the eldest in the family of three sons and a daughter of John Kenneth Crawley, land agent, and his second wife, Cecily Frances Booker. He was educated at ...

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Darwin, Bernard Richard Meirion (1876–1961), writer on golf, was born at Downe in Kent on 7 September 1876, the only son of Sir Francis Darwin (1848–1925), botanist, and his first wife, Amy, daughter of Lawrence Ruck, of Pantlludw, Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire. Amy died in childbirth in 1876. ...