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Read, Margaret Helenlocked

  • Clive Whitehead


Read, Margaret Helen (1889–1991), social anthropologist and colonial educationist, was born at Battersea Rise, south London, on 5 August 1889. She was the first of two children (including a son born in 1892) of Mabyn Read (1854–1936), a doctor and later the first medical officer of health in the town of ...

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