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Harmsworth, Harold Sidney, first Viscount Rothermerelocked

  • D. George Boyce


Harmsworth, Harold Sidney, first Viscount Rothermere (1868–1940), newspaper proprietor, was born on 26 April 1868 at Hampstead, London, the second son of Alfred Harmsworth (1837–1889), and his wife, Geraldine Mary Maffett (1838–1925). He was of Anglo-Irish stock: his father was an Englishman who had qualified as a barrister at the ...

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Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]
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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)