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date: 24 February 2021

James, Cyril Lionel Robertlocked

  • Stephen Howe


James, Cyril Lionel Robert (1901–1989), historian and writer, was born on 4 January 1901 in the village of Caroni, Trinidad, the eldest of three children of Robert Alexander James and his wife, Ida Elizabeth (Bessie) Rudder. His paternal grandfather and both maternal grandparents had been migrants from ...

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