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date: 28 February 2021

Milburn, John Edward Thompson [Jackie]locked

(1924–1988)
  • Richard Holt

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Milburn, John Edward Thompson [Jackie] (1924–1988), footballer, was born on 11 May 1924 at 14 Sixth Row, Ashington, Northumberland, the eldest of three children of Alexander (Alec) Milburn and his wife, Annie (Nance) Thompson (c.1900–c.1982). His father was a coalminer from a family with a strong footballing tradition. ...

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