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T. L. Baskerville

T. L. Baskerville

Died 23/1/1941, 78 years ago

Born Scotland but brought up in Kent.  His WW2 job involved defusing mines washed up on British beaches.  Working in the Bridlington Bay area he defused a bomb and then put the fuse and detonator i...

War dead, War Memorial WW2, Scotland

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Sir Francis Burdett

Sir Francis Burdett

Died 23/1/1844, 175 years ago

Born Derbyshire. Inherited the baronetcy from his grandfather. Married an heir of the Coutts banking family. From the ODNB: "When in London, the Burdetts lived at 1 Stratton Street (the home of Tho...

Person, Politics & Administration

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Dame Clara Butt

Dame Clara Butt

Died 23/1/1936, 83 years ago

Singer, Born Sussex.  At over 6 foot she had an impressive stage presence, as a recitalist and concert singer.  She also made some gramophone recordings.  Died North Stoke, Oxfordshire.

Person, Music / songs

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Cyril Davies

Cyril Davies

Started 23/1/1932, 87 years ago

Musician. Born at St Mildred's, 15 Hawthorn Drive, Willowbank, Denham. He played in various blues and skiffle groups, whilst working as a panel beater. In 1961 he formed 'Blues Incorporated' with h...

Media, Music / songs

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Canon Richard Watson Dixon

Canon Richard Watson Dixon

Died 23/1/1900, 119 years ago

Born Islington. Ecclesiastical historian and poet. At Pembroke College, Oxford, he became one of the ‘Birmingham Group’ along with William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. He was considered for Poe...

Person, Poetry, Religion, History

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