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Colbeck, Williamlocked

(1871–1930)
  • Arthur G. Credland

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Colbeck, William (1871–1930), Antarctic explorer, was born at 8 Myton Place, Hull, on 8 August 1871, the second son and second child in the family of three sons and three daughters of Christopher Colbeck, baker, and his wife, Martha Ann Haggitt. He followed a seagoing career against his father's wishes, apparently influenced by the maritime traditions of his mother's family, and after attending ...

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