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date: 20 November 2019

Larner, Samuel James [Sam]locked

(1878–1965)
  • Roy Palmer

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Larner, Samuel James [Sam] (1878–1965), fisherman and folk-singer, was born at Winterton, Norfolk, on 18 October 1878, one of the nine children of George Ezra Larner (fl. 1855?–1920?), fisherman, and his wife, Jane Amelia Powles. From the age of eight he went on occasional trips to sea, and at thirteen he signed as ‘peggy’ (cabin boy) on the ...

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