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Callaway [née Roberts], Betty Daphne (1928–2011), figure skating coach, was born on 22 March 1928 at 125 Friar Street, Reading, Berkshire, the daughter of William Arthur Roberts, licensed victualler, later theatre manager, and his wife, Betty Theobald, née Hayward. She attended Grey Coat Hospital School...

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Colledge, (Magdalena) Cecilia (1920–2008), figure skater, was born at 36 Belsize Grove, Hampstead, London, on 28 November 1920, the younger child of Lionel Colledge (1883–1948), an ear, nose, and throat specialist, and his wife, Margaret Mary (1884–1966), daughter of Admiral John Brackenbury. Her elder brother, ...

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(Magdalena) Cecilia Colledge (1920–2008) by unknown photographer, 1932 Lake Placid Olympic Museum

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Curry, John Anthony (1949–1994), ice skater, was born at 284 Chester Road, Birmingham, on 9 September 1949, the third son of Joseph Henry Curry, office equipment salesman, and his wife, Rita Agnes Hancock, née Richards. At his local primary school and later at ...

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John Anthony Curry (1949–1994) by Robert Mapplethorpe, 1982 © The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Courtesy Art + Commerce Anthology; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Syers [née Cave], Florence Madeline [Madge] (1881–1917), ice-skater, was born at 60 Oxford Gardens, Kensington, London, on 16 September 1881 (her name being registered as Mabel Madeline), the fourth daughter in the family of fifteen children of Edward Jarvis Cave, builder, and his wife, ...

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(Olwen) Megan Taylor (1920–1993) by Bassano, 1938 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Taylor, (Olwen) Megan (1920–1993), figure skater, was born at 15 Albert Road, Wimbledon, on 25 October 1920, the daughter of Philip Taylor (1895–1959), a woollen salesman, and his wife, Olwen Jane Elizabeth, née Bicknell. She was coached as a figure skater by her father who, known as ...

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Walker, Robert [called the Skating Minister] (1755–1808), Church of Scotland minister and subject of a painting by Henry Raeburn, was born on 30 April 1755 at Monkton, Ayrshire, the second son of the Revd William Walker (1719–1774), minister of that parish, and ...

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Robert Walker (1755–1808) by Sir Henry Raeburn, c. 1792–4 [The Skating Minister] National Gallery of Scotland