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Pearson, Sir (Cyril) Arthur, first baronetlocked

  • Luke McKernan


Pearson, Sir (Cyril) Arthur, first baronet (1866–1921), newspaper proprietor and philanthropist, was born on 24 February 1866 at Wookey near Wells, the eldest child and only son among the four children of the Revd Arthur Cyril Pearson (1838–1916) and his wife, Philippa Massingberd Maxwell Lyte (1846–1909)...

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