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Chaplin, Sidney [Sid]locked

(1916–1986)
  • Stan Barstow

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Chaplin, Sidney [Sid] (1916–1986), writer, was born on 20 September 1916 at 23 Bolckow Street, Shildon, co. Durham, one of the several children of Isaiah (Ike) Chaplin (1895–1969), colliery electrician, and his wife, Elsie Mary, née Charlton (1896–1979). Chaplin attended several village schools and became, in 1931, an apprentice blacksmith at ...

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