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Bunting, Sidney Percival (1873–1936), political activist in South Africa, was born at 14 Oakley Square, Somers Town, St Pancras, London, on 29 June 1873, the second of four children of the nonconformist social activists Percy William Bunting (1836–1911) and his wife, Mary Hyett, ...

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Cremer, Sir William Randal (1828–1908), peace campaigner, born on 18 March 1828 at Fareham, Hampshire, was the son of George Cremer, a coach-painter, and his wife, Harriet Tutte, daughter of a local builder. Deserted by her husband, Cremer's mother, a devout Methodist, brought up ...

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Garvey, Marcus Mosiah (1887–1940), pan-African nationalist leader, was born on 17 August 1887 in St Ann's Bay, Jamaica, the last of two surviving children of Malcus Mosiah Garvey, stonemason (1838–1920), and Sarah Jane Richards (1847/1852–1908), a farmer and domestic servant. His father was a descendant of the maroons, fugitive Africans from the era of slavery. ...