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Wilfrid Gibson
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Born in Hexham, Northumberland
Born on 2nd of September 1878
Died on 26th of May 1962

1878 - 1962. Poet.

Wrote volumes of verse including Urlyn the Harper and Other Songs. His plays included Daily Bread (1910) and a collection of verse plays Within Four Walls (1950). His writing was based on everyday themes, his particular interest was industrial poverty.

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