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Millie Miller (1922–1977), by Dennis Oulds, 1974 [L-R: Helene Hayman, Joan Maynard, and Millie Miller]

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Miller [née Haring], Millie (1922–1977), social worker and politician, was born at 9 Windsor Terrace, Hoxton, London, on 8 April 1922, the fourth of five children of Barney Haring (1881–1947), diamond polisher, and his wife, Sarah, née Zomerplaag (...

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Plummer [née Lapsker], Beatrice [Beattie], Baroness Plummer (1903–1972), farmer and politician, was born in Russia, probably in Kiev, on 14 April 1903, one of several children of Meyer (or Morris) Lapsker (or Lipsker; (1871–1940), furniture dealer, and his wife, ...

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Schaw, William (1549/50–1602), architect and a founder of freemasonry, was a younger son of John Schaw of Broich, now Arngomery in Stirlingshire. He was probably employed at the Scottish court from his youth, but nothing certain is known until 21 December 1583, when he was appointed master of works to ...