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Wordie, Sir James Mannlocked



Wordie, Sir James Mann (1889–1962), polar explorer and scholar, was born on 26 April 1889 at Partick, Lanarkshire, the youngest son of John Wordie, carting contractor, and his wife, Jane Catherine Mathers Mann. He was a first cousin of Sir James Mann. He was educated at ...

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