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Buckley, Wilfred (1873–1933), promoter of clean milk and collector of antique glass, was born at 27 Wheeleys Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, on 13 June 1873, the second son and second of the four children of Henry Buckley (1838–1903), general merchant, and his wife, Caroline Therese (1847–1891)...

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Cooper, Emmanuel (1938–2012), potter, writer on craft and the arts, and advocate of gay rights, was born on 12 December 1938 at 10 Market Place, Pilsley, a coalmining village in Derbyshire, the fourth of five children (three boys and two girls) of Fred Cooper (1904–1960)...

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(Michael) Derek Elworthy Jarman (1942–1994) by David Thompson, 1992 © David Thompson; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Jarman, (Michael) Derek Elworthy (1942–1994), film-maker, painter, and campaigner for homosexual rights, was born on 31 January 1942 at the Victoria Nursing Home, Pinner Hill, Middlesex, the elder child of Wing Commander Lancelot Elworthy Jarman (1907–1986), RAF officer, and his wife, Elizabeth Evelyn (Betts; 1918–1978)...

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McCartney [née Eastman; other married name See], Linda Louise, Lady McCartney (1941–1998), photographer and promoter of vegetarianism, was born on 24 September 1941 in Scarsdale, New York, USA, the second child and eldest daughter in the family of one son and three daughters of ...

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Service, Alastair Stanley Douglas (1933–2013), abortion law reformer, family planning advocate, and architectural historian, was born on 8 May 1933 at 1 Ornan Road, Hampstead, London, the second of five children of Douglas William Service (1899–1976), publisher, and his wife, Evelyn Caroline, née...

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Wood [née Chick], Frances (1883–1919), medical statistician, was born at 5 Newman Street, London, on Christmas Day 1883 to Samuel Chick (1841–1925), a prosperous lace dealer and property developer, and his wife, Emma (née Hooley) (1844–1931...