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Bell, Alexander Graham (1847–1922), teacher of deaf people and inventor of the telephone  

R. W. Burns

Bell, Alexander Graham (1847–1922), teacher of deaf people and inventor of the telephone, was born on 3 March 1847 at 16 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh, the second of three sons of Alexander Melville Bell (1819–1905), speech therapist and elocutionist, and his first wife, ...

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Cook, Ida [pseud. Mary Burchell] (1904–1986), author and campaigner for Jewish refugees  

Rebecca A. Pope and Susan J. Leonardi

Cook, Ida [pseud. Mary Burchell] (1904–1986), author and campaigner for Jewish refugees, was born on 24 August 1904 at 37 Croft Avenue, Sunderland, the second of four children of William James Cook (1865–1959), surveyor of customs and excise, and his wife, Mary, ...

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Wilson, Paulette Marjorie (1956–2020), victim of injustice and migrant rights campaigner  

Sarah Moorhouse

Wilson, Paulette Marjorie (1956–2020), victim of injustice and migrant rights campaigner, was born in Jamaica on 20 March 1956. In 1968, the year that the Conservative MP Enoch Powell delivered his infamous ‘rivers of blood’ speech in Birmingham, she was sent to live with her grandparents in ...