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date: 02 March 2021

Hirst, Francis Wrigleylocked

  • A. C. Howe


Hirst, Francis Wrigley (1873–1953), journalist and writer, was born on 10 June 1873 at Dalton Lodge, near Huddersfield, the third of the five children of Alfred Hirst (d. 1913), woolstapler, and his wife, Mary Wrigley (d. 1932) of Huddersfield. Brought up within a strong tradition of nonconformity and Liberalism, he was educated at ...

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