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Winn, Godfrey Herbert (1906–1971), popular author and journalist

Adrian Bingham

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published online September 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Winn, Godfrey Herbert (1906–1971), popular author and journalist, was born at Rosemary, Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, on 15 October 1906, the younger son of Ernest Burton Winn (1873–1956), chartered accountant, and his wife, Joan Bristow, née Rodgers (1878–1954). His parents divorced when he was a teenager, and in 1923 his mother, to whom he was devoted, married ...

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Subjects: Journalism ; Literature

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