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Foyle, William Alfred Westropp (1885-1963), bookseller

Christina Foyle and G. R. Davies

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Foyle, William Alfred Westropp (1885-1963), bookseller, was born on 4 March 1885 in Shoreditch, London, one of the eight children (six sons and two daughters) of William Foyle (1851-1934), a wholesale grocer, and his wife, Deborah Barnett (1851-1894). Foyle was also the seventh child of a seventh child of a ...

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