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date: 07 December 2019

Coates, Johnlocked

(1865–1941)
  • Raymond Holden

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Coates, John (1865–1941), singer, was born on 29 June 1865 at 1 Girlington Road, Manningham, Bradford, the son of Richard Coates (1839–1877), plumber’s bookkeeper, and his wife Elizabeth, née Leach. Gifted intellectually as a boy, Coates attended Bradford Grammar School from the age of eight. His father was a passionate amateur musician who directed the ...

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birth certificate
Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]
(1920–)
marriage certificate
British Library, National Sound Archive
death certificate