Paul Wigmore

WIGMORE, (Reuben) Paul. b. Clapton, East London, 9 October 1925; d. Bath, 16 May 2014. He was educated mainly at Ashfield School for Boys, Bushey, Hertfordshire, and briefly in Barnstaple, Devon. He wrote his first poems at the age of 11, leaving school to start work at 14. After three short-lived jobs in Bushey and Watford, he joined the Kodak company at Harrow in 1942 as a ‘darkroom boy’, developing and printing films. Following travels as an RAF photographer (1943-47) he returned to Kodak, training in haematology and medical photography and then employed in technical writing from 1948 to 1961. He worked with the Baptist Missionary Society (1961-63) in the Christian Medical College at...

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