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Abbott, Eric Symes (1906-1983), dean of Westminster

Sydney Evans

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30741

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Abbott, Eric Symes (1906-1983), dean of Westminster, was born on 26 May 1906 at Nottingham, the younger son and second of three children of William Henry Abbott, schoolteacher, and his wife, Mary Symes, also a teacher. A Dame Agnes Mellor scholar at Nottingham high school, he won a further scholarship ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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