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Auld [née Christie], Susan Mary [known as Susan Denham Christie] (1915–2002), naval architect, was born on 10 January 1915 at 12 Northumberland Terrace, Tynemouth, Northumberland, the only daughter and younger child of John Denham Christie (d. 1950), naval architect and shipbuilder, and chairman of ...

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Azariah, Vedanayagam Samuel (1874–1945), bishop of Dornakal, was born on 17 August 1874 in the church rectory of Vellalanvilai, a village located in the Madras presidency of south India. He was the younger of the two children of the Revd Thomas Vedanayagam (1821–1889)...

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Vedanayagam Samuel Azariah (1874–1945) by Wiele & Klein © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Brown, William Christopher (1928–2005), civil engineer, was born on 16 September 1928 at Beech House, Croesyceiliog, Monmouthshire, the second of two sons of William Edward Brown (1892–1965), joiner, cabinet-maker, and sometime county councillor, and his wife, Margaret Eliza, née Hughes (1891–1953), descended from a family of farmers. ...

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Burns, Robert (1789–1869), Canada Presbyterian church minister, was born on 13 February 1789 at Bo'ness, Linlithgowshire. He was one of the eight sons and at least one daughter of John Burns, a merchant and customs officer, and his wife, Grizzell Ferrier. He attended the parochial school at ...

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Clarke, Raymond Thurston (1925–2010), charity worker and public servant, was born on 15 February 1925 at 9 Richardson Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, the son of William Bincham Clarke (1886/7–1963), gardener and groundsman, and his wife, Mabel Elsie, née Mankelow (1893–1969). He was educated at the ...

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Cocks, (Harry Francis) Lovell (1894–1983), United Reformed minister and theologian, was born on 28 February 1894 at 4 Wesley Villas, New Windsor Street, Uxbridge, the son of Henry Edwin Cocks (1866?–1950), manager of a rope factory, and his wife, Ada Emma Bryant (1866?–1935)...

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Cocks, Michael Francis Lovell, Baron Cocks of Hartcliffe (1929–2001), politician, was born on 19 August 1929 at 3 Ashwood Terrace, Leeds, the younger son and youngest of the three children of Lovell Cocks (1894–1983), a Congregationalist minister, and his wife, Lottie Violet Mary (Dot), ...

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Daniel [née Lee], Joyce Mary (1890–1985), campaigner for birth control, was born on 10 May 1890 at Redland House, north Malvern, Worcestershire, the third of three daughters of Walter Lee, a Congregational minister, and his wife, Alice Amelia Hyrons. She was educated at ...

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Davies, Sir (Robert) Rees (1938–2005), historian, was born on 6 August 1938 at Glanddwynant, Llanfor, near Llandderfel, a village in the upper Dee valley, Merioneth, the youngest of four sons of (William) Edward Davies (1904–1967), tenant farmer, and his wife, Sarah Margaret (Maggie), ...