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Brookes, Raymond Percival, Baron Brookeslocked

  • Anne Pimlott Baker


Brookes, Raymond Percival, Baron Brookes (1909–2002), industrialist, was born on 10 April 1909 at 3 Bernard Street, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, the son of William Percival Brookes (1884–1918), a grocer's traveller, and his wife, Ursula Rosina, née Butler. He left West Bromwich Lodge Estate School...

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