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Darby, Sir Henry Clifford, 1909-1992 (Knight and geographer)



Darby, Sir (Henry) Clifford (1909-1992), geographer, was born on 7 February 1909 at 3 Cross Street, Resolfen, a coalmining village in the upper Neath valley, Glamorgan, south Wales, the only child of Evan Darby, a pit mechanic and blacksmith, and his wife, Janet, née Thomas. His father was largely self-taught, and took education seriously, giving lantern slide lectures to men's clubs and church groups on a variety of topics.

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H.C. Darby: Historical geography handbooks section, Cambridge

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8701
Scope and Contents

Outline history of the work of the geographical handbooks section (N.I.D.5) Cambridge; typescript.

Dates: 1940-1945
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