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Fairbrother, Nancy Mary [Nan]locked

(1912–1971)
  • Jane Brown

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Fairbrother, Nancy Mary [Nan] (1912–1971), author and environmentalist, was born on 23 December 1912 at 4 Caldecote Road, Coventry, the daughter of Arthur Fairbrother, a stoker at an electric light works, and his wife, Lily Agnes Dickinson. Although born into modest circumstances, which she later referred to as her 'hilarious slum background' (...

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