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date: 03 July 2020

Cotton, William Edward [Billy]locked

(1899–1969)
  • Anthony Wills

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Cotton, William Edward [Billy] (1899–1969), bandleader and radio and television broadcaster, was born on 27 May 1899 at 31 New Tothill Street, Westminster, London, the youngest of the ten children of Joseph Cotton, a water turncock, and his wife, Susan Harmer. He was educated at ...

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