Maker: James Jarché
Fields, Dame Gracie [real name Grace Stansfield] (1898–1979), music-hall entertainer and film actress, was born at 9 Molesworth Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, on 9 January 1898, the eldest of the four children (three daughters and one son) of Fred Stansfield (1874–1956), engineer, and his wife, ...
Maker: unknown photographer
Lucan, Arthur [real name Arthur Towle] (1885–1954), comedian, was born in Sibsey, Boston, Lincolnshire, on 16 September 1885, the second of five children of Thomas Towle, a groom, and his wife, Lucy Ann Mawer. Educated at a local national school, from an early age he became interested in theatre and frequented ...