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Foulds, John Herbert (1880–1939), composer and author  

Diana Swann

Foulds, John Herbert (1880–1939), composer and author, was born on 2 November 1880 at 49 Dorset Street, Hulme, Manchester, one of the four children of Fred Foulds, a bassoonist, and his wife, Mary, née Greenwood, who were both members of the Plymouth Brethren...

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Plowman, Mark [Max] (1883–1941), pacifist and writer  

Richard A. Storey

Plowman, Mark [Max] (1883–1941), pacifist and writer, was born on 1 September 1883 at Northumberland Park, Tottenham, the fourth son of Mark Plowman (d. 1929), brickworks owner, and his wife, Anna Maria, née Hunt. He was educated at 'various inferior private schools...

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Salter, Alfred (1873–1945), medical practitioner and politician  

David Howell

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 ...

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Steevens, George Warrington (1869–1900), journalist  

Sidney Lee

revised by Roger T. Stearn

Steevens, George Warrington (1869–1900), journalist, son of James Steevens and his wife, Elizabeth, née Wright, was born at 40 Rowland Grove, Wells Road, Sydenham, Kent, on 10 December 1869. His father was a bank clerk and his family were Plymouth Brethren. He grew up in ...