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Smith, Herbertlocked

(1862–1938)
  • Marc Brodie

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Smith, Herbert (1862–1938), trade unionist, was born in the workhouse at Great Preston, Kippax, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, on 17 July 1862. His father had been killed in a mining accident a few days earlier and his mother died shortly afterwards. He remained at the workhouse until he was adopted by a childless couple, ...

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