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Priestley, John Boyntonlocked

(1894–1984)
  • Judith Cook

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Priestley, John Boynton (1894–1984), writer, was born on 13 September 1894 at 34 Mannheim Road, Bradford, Yorkshire, the only child of Jonathan Priestley (1868–1924), schoolmaster, and his first wife, Emma Holt (1865–1896). His father was one of several children of an illiterate mill worker, while little is known of his mother except that she might have been a mill worker, and she had a brother, ...

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