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Elwes, Gervase Henry (1866-1921), singer

Sophie Fuller

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/33018
Elwes, Gervase Henry (1866-1921), singer


Elwes, Gervase Henry (1866-1921), singer, was born on 15 November 1866 at Billing Hall, Northamptonshire, the eldest son of Valentine Dudley Henry Cary-Elwes (d. 1909), landowner, and his second wife, Alice Ward (d. 1907). His parents converted to Roman Catholicism when Elwes was a child, and he attended two Catholic ...

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