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Ireland, John Nicholsonlocked

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Ireland, John Nicholson (1879–1962), composer and organist, was born on 13 August 1879 at Inglewood, St Margaret's Road, Dunham Massey, in the sub-district of Altrincham, Cheshire, the youngest of five children of Alexander Ireland (1810–1894), writer and publisher, and his second wife, Anne Elizabeth (Annie) Ireland, ...

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