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Crosland, (Charles) Anthony Raven (1918–1977), politician and writer, was born on 29 August 1918 at St Leonards, Sussex, the only son and the second of three children of Joseph Beardsell Crosland (1874–1935), under-secretary, War Office, and his wife, Jessie Raven, lecturer in Old French at ...


Salter, Alfred (1873–1945), medical practitioner and politician, was born at 23 South Street, Greenwich on 16 June 1873, the son of Walter Hookway Salter and Elizabeth Jester. His father was an administrative officer with the Metropolitan Gas Company. Salter's childhood and adolescence were economically secure; his family's growing prosperity was indicated by a move to ...


Williams, Sir Rolf Dudley Dudley-, first baronet (1908–1987), industrialist and politician, was born on 17 June 1908 in Plymouth, the eldest son of Arthur Henry Williams (1872–1922), a master draper, and Minnie Jane Edgcumbe (d. 1924) of Ermington, Devon. Educated at Plymouth College...