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date: 05 March 2021

Hilton, Johnlocked

(1880–1943)
  • Matthew Hilton

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Hilton, John (1880–1943), social scientist and broadcaster, was born at 14 Rumworth Street, Bolton, Lancashire, on 28 December 1880, the first son and the last of seven children of John Hilton (b. 1841) and his wife, Mary, née Bowden. He avoided much of the poverty that the rest of his family had had to endure. His father had risen steadily from spindle polisher to become ...

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(1920–)
National Portrait Gallery, London
University of Sussex, Brighton
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