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Marples, (Alfred) Ernest, Baron Marpleslocked

  • D. J. Dutton


Marples, (Alfred) Ernest, Baron Marples (1907–1978), politician and businessman, was born at 45 Dorset Road, Levenshulme, Manchester, on 9 December 1907, the only child of Alfred Ernest Marples, an engine fitter and later foreman engineer, and his wife, Mary Hammond. His grandfather had been head gardener at ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)