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date: 18 September 2020

Close [married name Neame], Ivy Lilianlocked

(1890–1968)
  • Mark Rowland-Jones

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Close [married name Neame], Ivy Lilian (1890–1968), beauty queen and film actress, was born in Stockton-on-Tees, co. Durham, on 15 June 1890, the elder daughter and one of four children of John Robert Close, a jeweller in Stockton, and his wife, Emma (...

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