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See Hogarth, Ann [real name Margaret Ann Gildart Jackson; married name Margaret Ann Gildart Bussell]

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Corbett, Harry (1918–1989), children's entertainer, was born on 28 January 1918 at 27 Edmund Street, Horton, Bradford, Yorkshire, the elder son of James William Corbett (1884–1960), coalminer, and his wife, Florence (1884–1948), daughter of Harry Ramsden of Bradford, founder of the fish and chip dynasty. ...

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Harry Corbett (1918–1989) by Count Zichy for Baron Studios, 1954 [with Sooty] © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Hogarth, Ann [real name Margaret Ann Gildart Jackson; married name Margaret Ann Gildart Bussell] (1910–1993), puppet-master, was born on 19 July 1910 at Hazelgrove, Shottermill, Frensham, Surrey, the fourth of the five children of William Gildart Jackson (d. 1937/8), a retired schoolmaster, and his wife, ...

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Ann Hogarth (1910–1993) by unknown photographer, 1954 [[Left to right] John Garratt Bussell (1909–1985), [standing], her daughter, Sally, and Muffin the Mule] Getty Images

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Pepler, Harry Douglas Clarke [Hilary] (1878–1951), printer and puppeteer, was born in Eastbourne, Sussex, on 14 January 1878, the elder son of George Henry (Harry) Pepler (1849–1884), a partner in Diplock Brewers, and his wife, Emma Florence (1853–1935), daughter of Robert Mills, a ...

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Harry Douglas Clarke Pepler (1878–1951) by unknown photographer, 1921 [centre, with his family outside Fragbarrow Farm] private collection

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Powell, Martin (d. in or before 1725), puppet-showman, came to notice early in the eighteenth century. He had established a theatre in Bath by 1709, which apparently attracted a fashionable audience and was alluded to in the pages of The Tatler. In 1710 he gave a season in ...

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Rowe, Harry (1726–1799), playwright and puppet-master, was born in Nottingham (not York, as some sources state). Nothing is known of his family except that his father kept a school, and his mother was a mantua maker. Information on his life is mostly drawn from ...

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Harry Rowe (1726–1799) by F. A., 1798 © National Portrait Gallery, London