(1911–99), artist, was born on 23 July 1911 in the family home at
Buxton, Derbyshire, England, the youngest of
two sons of Arthur Ernest Johnson, a wealthy cotton merchant, and his wife Florence
Isobel (née Townsend). His parents' marriage ended (c.1930)…...
(1914–74), poet, publisher, and Spanish civil war veteran, was born 24 April 1914 in Dublin, eldest child among two sons and two daughters of Hugh O'Brien and Mary (‘Polly’) O'Brien (née Berkeley). Having attended local Christian Brothers' schools, he left formal…...
Pearse, James (1839–1900), sculptor, was
born on 8 December 1839 at 24
Plumtree Street, Bloomsbury, London, the second
of three sons of James Pearse, frame-maker, and his first wife Mary Ann (née
Thompson). The family was impoverished and moved to Birmingham (c.1847), where…...