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Pym, Barbara Mary Cramptonlocked

  • C. A. R. Hills


Pym, Barbara Mary Crampton (1913–1980), novelist, was born on 2 June 1913 at 72 Willow Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, the elder daughter of Frederic Crampton Pym (1879–1966), solicitor, of Oswestry, and his wife, Irena Spenser, née Thomas (1886–1945). Frederic Pym had been born at ...

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