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date: 15 November 2019

Sykes, John Bradburylocked

(1929–1993)
  • R. W. Burchfield

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Sykes, John Bradbury (1929–1993), physicist, lexicographer, and crossword solver, was born in Folkestone, Kent, on 26 January 1929, the only child of Stanley William Sykes, a borough treasurer, and his wife, Eleanor Sykes Sykes (née Bradbury). He was educated at Wallasey grammar school...

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