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Bolas, Juan de (d. 1663), early African leader in Jamaica, was born, probably in Jamaica, to unknown parents, presumably sometime before 1630. Nothing is known of his early life. He and his parents may have been enslaved or they may have been among the free African population living in ...

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Jackson, Margaret Wallace (1917–2013), Special Operations Executive secretary and civil servant, was born on 15 January 1917 at 18 Marlborough Place, St John's Wood, London, the second of the four daughters of Thomas Frame (Tom) Jackson (1886–1934), manager of the Atlas Light and Power Company...

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Young, Mary Helen (1883–1945), nurse and resistance worker, was born on 5 June 1883 at 24 View Terrace, Aberdeen, the youngest of the three children of Alexander Young (1855–1913), a grocer's clerk, and his wife, Elizabeth Ann Burnett (1854–1884). Her mother died while ...