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Nicholson, Norman Cornthwaite (1914–1987), poet, was born on 8 January 1914 at 14 St George's Terrace, Millom, Cumberland, the only child of Joseph Nicholson, tailor and draper, of Millom, and his wife, Edith Cornthwaite, the daughter of a butcher. His mother died when he was five, and his father remarried three years later. He was educated at ...

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