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Sankey, John, Viscount Sankeylocked

  • Robert Stevens


Sankey, John, Viscount Sankey (1866–1948), lord chancellor, was born in Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire, on 26 October 1866, the son of Thomas Sankey, a grocer specializing in dry goods, and his second wife, Catalina, daughter of James Dewsbury, clerk, of Manchester. Sankey's father died when he was still a child and his mother moved to ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)