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Poynder, John Poynder Dickson-, Baron Islington (1866-1936), politician and colonial administrator

Altrincham and Marc W. Brodie

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/35599
Poynder, John Poynder Dickson-, Baron Islington (1866-1936), politician and colonial administrator

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Poynder, John Poynder Dickson-, Baron Islington (1866-1936), politician and colonial administrator, was born at Ryde, Isle of Wight, on 31 October 1866, the only son of the four children of Rear-Admiral John Bourmaster Dickson (1815-1876), and his first wife, Sarah Matilda (who died in childbirth with John), third daughter of ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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