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Thistlethwaite, Franklocked

(1915–2003)
  • Michael Sanderson

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Thistlethwaite, Frank (1915–2003), historian and university administrator, was born on 24 July 1915 at 11 Powell Street, Burnley, Lancashire, the elder son of Lee Thistlethwaite (1885–1973), cotton cloth merchant and manufacturer, and his wife, Florence Nightingale, née Thornber (1892–1983). Both sides of the family came from a long line of nonconformist ancestors in the ...

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