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date: 17 October 2019

Birley, Sir Derek Sydneylocked

(1926–2002)
  • Don McCloy

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Birley, Sir Derek Sydney (1926–2002), educationist, was born at 27 Northfield Street, South Kirkby, Yorkshire, on 31 May 1926, the son of Sydney John Birley, colliery timekeeper, and his wife, Margaret, née Beaumont. He was educated at Hemsworth grammar school before enlisting in the ...

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