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Lionel George Curtis (1872–1955) by Ramsey & Muspratt, c. 1935–40 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Curtis, Lionel George (1872–1955), writer and public servant, was born at The Outwoods, near Derby, on 7 March 1872, the youngest of four children of the Revd George James Curtis (d. 1904), rector of Coddington church, Ledbury, Herefordshire, and his wife, Frances (...