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Damm, Sheila Van (1922–1987)  

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Sheila Van Damm (1922–1987) by Lewis Morley, 1962 © Lewis Morley, courtesy of The Akehurst Bureau; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Damm, Sheila Van (1922–1987), rally driver and theatre director  

Stephen Slater

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Damm, Sheila Van (1922–1987), rally driver and theatre director, was born on 17 January 1922 in Gloucester Terrace, Paddington, London, the youngest of three daughters (there were no sons) of Vivian Van Damm (d. 1960) and his wife, Natalie Lyons. Although her father had sponsored motorcycle speedway events in the 1920s, before inheriting the ...

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Smith, Sir (Charles) Aubrey (1863–1948), actor and cricketer  

Eric Salmon

Smith, Sir (Charles) Aubrey (1863–1948), actor and cricketer, was born on 21 July 1863 at 9 Finsbury Place South, London, the son of Charles John Smith (1838–1927), a doctor, and his wife, Sarah Ann, née Clode (1836–1922). He was educated at ...