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Herbert, Sir Alfred Edwardlocked

(1866–1957)
  • Tom Donnelly

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Herbert, Sir Alfred Edward (1866–1957), machine tool manufacturer, was born on 5 September 1866 in West Street, Leicester, the second son of William Herbert, building contractor and farmer, and his wife, Sarah Anne, née Thompson. Following an elementary education at Stoneygate House School...

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