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date: 02 April 2020

Holden, Sir (Henry) Capel Lofftlocked

  • P. W. J. Bartrip


Holden, Sir (Henry) Capel Lofft (1856–1937), army officer and inventor, was born at 24 Priory Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, on 23 January 1856, the eldest son of Hubert Ashton Holden (1822–1896), an Anglican clergyman and schoolmaster, and his wife, Laetitia, née Lofft. His father, a distinguished classical scholar, was vice-principal of ...

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Royal Society, London
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society
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