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Church, Richard Thomas (1893–1972), poet and writer

Philip Hobsbaum

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195146561
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Church, Richard Thomas (1893–1972), poet and writer

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Church, Richard Thomas (1893–1972), poet and writer, was born in Battersea, London, on 26 March 1893, the younger son of Thomas Church, a postal worker, and Lavinia, née Orton, a schoolteacher. He was educated at Dulwich Hamlet School, and his early ambition was to be a painter, but economic necessity dictated that he join the ...

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