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Groom, John Alfred (1845–1919), founder of the John Grooms charity for disabled children

Mark Pottle

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/60090

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Groom, John Alfred (1845–1919), founder of the John Grooms charity for disabled children, was born at 6 North Street, Clerkenwell, London, on 15 August 1845, the third son of George Paul Groom (1819/20–1866), a copperplate printer, and his wife, Sarah Maria, née Wigton (1820/21–1902)...

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