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date: 25 February 2021

Hare, Sir John [real name John Joseph Fairs]locked

(1844–1921)
  • J. P. Wearing

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Hare, Sir John [real name John Joseph Fairs] (1844–1921), actor and theatre manager, was born on 16 May 1844, probably at Giggleswick, Yorkshire, the son of Thomas Fairs, a London architect. Very little is known of his boyhood years, although they were spent in ...

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