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Thomas, Sir William Beachlocked

(1868–1957)
  • Derek Hudson
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Thomas, Sir William Beach (1868–1957), journalist and author, was born at Godmanchester, Huntingdonshire, on 22 May 1868, the second son of Daniel George Thomas, who became rector of Hamerton, Huntingdonshire, in 1872, and his wife, Rosa Beart. His early years in his father's parish gave him a deep love for the countryside. The idealization of rural ...

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