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Hopcraft, Arthur Edwardlocked

(1932–2004)
  • Richard Holt

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Hopcraft, Arthur Edward (1932–2004), journalist and author, was born on 29 November 1932 at 60 High Street, Shoeburyness, Essex, the youngest of three children of Arthur Hopcraft, grocer, and his wife, Bertha, née Bates, both from Fritwell, Oxfordshire. When he was a small boy the family moved to the mining village of ...

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