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Lawrence, David Herbert

John Worthen

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/34435

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Lawrence, David Herbert (1885–1930), writer, was born on 11 September 1885 at what is now 8A Victoria Street, Eastwood, near Nottingham, the fourth of the five children of Arthur John Lawrence (1846–1924) and his wife, Lydia Beardsall (1851–1910). Arthur Lawrence, like his three brothers, was a coalminer who worked from the age of ten until he was sixty-six, was very much at home in the small mining town, and was widely regarded as an excellent workman and cheerful companion. ...

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