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date: 28 February 2021

Cummings, William Jeffrey [formerly William Jeffery]locked

(1858–1919)
  • Keith Gregson

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Cummings, William Jeffrey [formerly William Jeffery] (1858–1919), runner, was born William Jeffery at Paisley, Renfrewshire, on 10 June 1858, the son of John Jeffery, shoemaker, and his wife, Janet Cummings. His claim to fame comes mainly as a result of a series of races against ...

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