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Armour, Thomas Dickson [Tommy] (1896–1968), golfer, was born at 18 Balcarres Street, Edinburgh, on 24 September 1896, the son of George Armour, a baker, and his wife, Martha Dickson. Educated at Daniel Stewart's College, Edinburgh, and a graduate of the University of Edinburgh...

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Ball, John (1861–1940), golfer, was born on 24 December 1861 at Hoylake, Cheshire, the second son of John Ball (d. 1905) and his wife, Margaret Parry. The father was of yeoman farmer stock and the owner of the Royal Hotel at Hoylake...

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Barton, Pamela Espeut (1917–1943), golfer, was born on 4 March 1917 at 118 Castelnau, Barnes, Surrey, the daughter of Henry Charles Johnston Barton, a tea buyer, and his wife, Ethel Maude Espeut. She began playing golf at the age of twelve, with her elder sister ...

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Pamela Espeut Barton (1917–1943) by unknown photographer, 1937 ? Empics

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Bernard Darwin

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Braid, James (1870–1950), golfer, was born at Liberty Place, Elie, Fife, on 6 February 1870, the son of James Braid, ploughman and later forester, and his second wife, Mary Harris. He began very early to play golf, was a caddie, and won boys' competitions. ...

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Campbell [married names Hurd, Howe], Dorothy Iona (1883–1945), golfer, was born on 24 March 1883 at 1 Carlton Terrace, Edinburgh, the daughter of William Campbell, a metal merchant, and his wife, Emily Mary Tipper. Her father was a native of Edinburgh...

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(Thomas) Henry Cotton (1907–1987) by unknown photographer, 1930s ? National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cotton, (Thomas) Henry (1907–1987), golfer, was born on 28 January 1907 at The Croft, Church Hulme, Congleton, Cheshire, the second son in the family of two sons and one daughter of George Cotton, an industrialist, inventor, and Wesleyan lay preacher, and his second wife, ...

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Crawley, Leonard George (1903–1981), sportsman and golf journalist, was born at Nacton, Suffolk, on 26 July 1903, the eldest in the family of three sons and a daughter of John Kenneth Crawley, land agent, and his second wife, Cecily Frances Booker. He was educated at ...

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Darwin, Bernard Richard Meirion (1876–1961), writer on golf, was born at Downe in Kent on 7 September 1876, the only son of Sir Francis Darwin (1848–1925), botanist, and his first wife, Amy, daughter of Lawrence Ruck, of Pantlludw, Machynlleth, Montgomeryshire. Amy died in childbirth in 1876. ...

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Everard, Harry Stirling Crawfurd (1848–1909), writer on golf, was born at Claybrook House, Leicestershire, on 30 January 1848, the only son of Henry Everard of Gosberton, Lincolnshire, and his wife, Helen Maitland. After attending Eton College (1862–6) he entered Christ Church, Oxford, matriculating on 23 May 1866 and graduating BA in 1871. In 1867 he became a student of the ...

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(Herbert Gustavus) Max Faulkner (1916–2005) by Bob Thomas, 1960 Bob Thomas / Getty Images

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Faulkner, (Herbert Gustavus) Max (1916–2005), golfer, was born at 36 Havelock Road, Bexhill, Sussex, on 29 July 1916, the eldest son of Gustavus Kirkham (Gus) Faulkner, a professional golfer then based at Selsey, and his wife, Eliza Ellen, née Hussey. His early education was in ...

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George Glennie (1818–1886) by Heywood Hardy, 1881 [Golf on Blackheath: with caddie Dick Steer on the first green, in a foursomes match with, left to right, Francis Gilbert, William McCandlish, and John Penn] by courtesy of the Royal Blackheath Golf Club

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Glennie, George (1818–1886), golfer, was born in Glasgow. Trained as a civil engineer, he became manager of the Monkland Canal Company, Montrose, and was then sent to England to help run the London operation of the General Iron Foundry Ltd. Already a prominent and successful member of the ...

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Hezlet [married name Ross], Mary Elizabeth Linzee [May] (1882–1978), golfer, was born in Gibraltar on 29 April 1882, one of eight children of Richard Jackson Hezlet (b. 1840), a major in the Royal Artillery, and his English-born wife, Emily Mary Linzee Owen...

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Hilton, Harold Horsfall (1869–1942), golfer and journalist, was born on 14 January 1869 at West Kirby, Cheshire, the son of Benjamin Holden Hilton, manager of the Crown Assurance Company, and his wife, Eliza Eleanor Pugh. As a child Harold was good at most sports but rapidly excelled at golf. Educated at ...

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Holm [née Gray], Helen Warren (1907–1971), golfer, was born on 14 March 1907 at 3 Manor Road, Jordanhill, Partick, one of two daughters of Thomas Gray (1869–1932), professor of technical chemistry at the Royal Technical College, Glasgow, and his wife, Violet Irene Emma Warren...

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Hutchinson, Horatio Gordon [Horace] (1859–1932), golfer and writer, was born in London on 16 May 1859, the third son of General William Nelson Hutchinson (1803–1895), of the Grenadier Guards, the author of standard works on brigade drill and dog breaking, and his wife, ...

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Horatio Gordon Hutchinson (1859–1932) by Elliott & Fry, pubd 1904 ? National Portrait Gallery, London