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Who was Ronald Johnson ?

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Prologue With the Glazer family take-over of Manchester United Football Club between 2003 and 2005 a group of Manchester United supporters, who were disillusioned at the way that ‘modern' football was being run (and organised in general), decided to form their own, totally democratic, supporter-owned, breakaway club. After much discussion, this ne…


29 January 1915: 2/Lt Sidney Alfred Nathaniel Shafto Barthropp

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Only son of Major Alfred Barthropp (stockbroker) of Newport House, House and Ellen Barthropp (nee Wentworth) daughter of a Cambridge JP.  Sidney was educated at Winchester College where he played for ‘Commoners XVs’ in November 1909 and at Trinity College, Cambridge. While at Cambridge he whipped in to the Trinity Foot Beagles from March 1911 un…


4 March 1915 : Corporal Noble Dewey

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5th son of the late Thomas Henry Dewey and his wife, Elizabeth (née Rayner) of 6 Searle St, Cambridge.  Educated at St. Luke’s School, Chesteron. A well-known Cambridge athlete, a member of the Town and County Cycling Club and earned a geat reputation as a trainer. At the 1901 Census, Noble was livig at home in Chesterton with his parents and 5 …


Ep.219 – The Wartime Career of Prison Reformer Alexander Paterson – Harry Potter

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The Wartime Career of Prison Reformer Sir Alexander Paterson M.C. Your browser does not support the audio element. For a brief biography > Sir Alexander Paterson The barrister/priest/author/broadcaster/after dinner speaker, Harry Potte…