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date: 01 March 2021

Townsend [née Johnstone], Susan Lilian (Sue)locked

  • Nicci Gerrard


Townsend [née Johnstone], Susan Lilian (Sue) (1946–2014), novelist and playwright, was born at the Maternity Hospital in Causeway Lane, Leicester, on 2 April 1946, the eldest of three daughters of Herbert Louis Johnstone (1920–1954) and his wife ...

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