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Relph, Harry [performing name Little Tich]locked

(1867–1928)
  • Dave Russell

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Relph, Harry [performing name Little Tich] (1867–1928), music-hall entertainer, was born on 21 July 1867 at Cudham, Kent, the sixteenth child of Richard Relph (1790–1881), a farmer and publican, and his Irish-born second wife, Mary, née Moorefield or Murphew (1835–1893). He was born with an extra finger on each hand and both hands were slightly webbed. He also effectively stopped growing at the age of ten and reached a height of only ...

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