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Bernard, Bruce Bonus (1928–2000), photographer and picture editor, was born on 21 March 1928 at 7 Shepherd's Hill, Highgate, London, the second of three sons and third of the five children (one of whom died in infancy) of Oliver Percy Bernard (1881–1939), stage designer and architect, and his second wife, ...

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Boon, Alan Wheatley (1913–2000), publisher and editor, was born on 28 September 1913 at 264 Worple Road, Wimbledon, the second of the four children of Charles Boon (1877–1943), publisher, and Mary Alice Cowpe (b. 1877). Their third child, John Trevor Boon (...

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Carey, Gordon Vero (1886–1969), indexer and headmaster, was born on 9 October 1886 at the White House, Sible Hedingham, Essex, the youngest son of Francis Carey (1840–1911) and his wife, Elizabeth Harrowell (1852–1930/31). His eldest brother, (Francis) Clive Savill Carey (b. 1883), was director of ...

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Carver, Catharine DeFrance (1921–1997), publisher's editor, was born on 17 September 1921 at 823 Oakland Boulevard, Cambridge, Ohio, USA, the only daughter and first of the two children of Don Carver (b. 1890/91), paymaster, and his wife, Harriett, née Aududdle (b...

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Coxeter, Thomas (1689–1747), literary scholar and editor, was born on 20 September 1689 at Lechlade in Gloucestershire, the son of George Coxeter (d. 1702), gentleman, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Bathurst. The Coxeters had been long established at Lechlade. Thomas received his grounding in grammar from the ...

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Flexman, Roger (1708–1795), Presbyterian minister and indexer, was born on 22 February 1708 at Great Torrington, Devon. Nothing is known of his parents or family except that his father was a manufacturer. He demonstrated an early desire to enter the ministry, and entered the Presbyterian academy of ...

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Forster, John (1812–1876), writer and literary adviser, was born on 2 April 1812 at Fenkle Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, the second of four children of Robert Forster (d. 1836), butcher and cattle dealer, and Mary (c.1780–1852), the daughter of a ...

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Garnett, Edward William (1868–1937), publisher's editor and writer, was born on 5 January 1868 at 3 St Edmund's Terrace, London, the third of the six children of Richard Garnett (1835–1906), keeper of the printed books at the British Museum, and his wife, Olivia Narney Singleton (1842–1903)...

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