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date: 21 August 2019

Leslie [married name Burr], May Sybillocked

(1887–1937)
  • Marelene F. Rayner-Canham

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Leslie [married name Burr], May Sybil (1887–1937), chemist, was born on 14 August 1887 at Cloverfield, Woodlesford, Yorkshire, the daughter of Frederick Leslie, coalminer (and later bookseller), and his wife, Elizabeth Dickinson. She was educated at Leeds high school and on graduation in 1905 was awarded a ...

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