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Hilton, Jameslocked

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Hilton, James (1900–1954), author and screenwriter, was born on 9 September 1900 at 26 Wilkinson Street, Leigh, Lancashire, the home of his maternal grandparents. He was the only son of John Hilton (1872–1955) and Elizabeth, née Burch (b. 1870), who died in ...

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