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Checkland, Sydney Georgelocked

(1916–1986)
  • Anthony Slaven

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Checkland, Sydney George (1916–1986), historian, was born on 9 October 1916 in Ottawa, Canada, the second of three sons of Sydney Tom Checkland (1878–1958), journalist, and his wife, Fanny Selina Savory Mason (1880–1941), recent immigrants from England. He grew up in a strict nonconformist Baptist home and, after schooling in ...

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