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Ward, Arthur Henry [Arthur Sarsfield Ward; pseud. Sax Rohmer]locked

(1883–1959)
  • Robert Bickers

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Ward, Arthur Henry [Arthur Sarsfield Ward; pseud. Sax Rohmer] (1883–1959), writer, was born in Ladywood, Birmingham, on 15 February 1883, the only child of Irish immigrant parents, a clerk, William Ward (1847×51–1932), and Margaret Mary, née Furey (1849×52–1901). A lifetime spent in autobiographical embroidering means that little reliable information is known about his early life, or his schooling, but we do know that the family moved to ...

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