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date: 07 December 2019

Lely, Durward [real name James Lyall]locked

(1852–1944)
  • Andrew Lamb

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Lely, Durward [real name James Lyall] (1852–1944), singer and actor, was born on 2 September 1852 in Glover Street, Arbroath, the second son of William Lyall (1822/3–1898), stonemason and estate manager, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Dorward...

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