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Handley, Vernon George [Tod]locked

(1930–2008)
  • Simon Heffer

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Handley, Vernon George [Tod] (1930–2008), conductor, was born on 11 November 1930 at 26 Vista Avenue, Enfield, Middlesex, the second son of Vernon Douglas Handley (1900–1982), a machinist in a paper mill, and his wife, Claudia Lilian, née George (1891–1989). He once described his family as 'very, very working-class' (...

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