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date: 22 February 2020

Fields, Dame Gracie [real name Grace Stansfield]locked

(1898–1979)
  • Jeffrey Richards

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Fields, Dame Gracie [real name Grace Stansfield] (1898–1979), music-hall entertainer and film actress, was born at 9 Molesworth Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, on 9 January 1898, the eldest of the four children (three daughters and one son) of Fred Stansfield (1874–1956), engineer, and his wife, ...

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