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Surveyor, magistrate, author. B. May 28, 1910, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England. Perrott Student in Psychical Research, Trinity College, Cambridge, 1954-56. M. 1937, Dorothy Keningley: 1 d., 1 s. Chief surveyor, Huddersfield Building Society, 1935-39; major, British Army, 1939-45; member chartered surveyors' firm, Leeds, 1945 to present; director, Huddersfield Building Society, 1958 to present; director, Huddersfield Building Society, Legal and General Assistance Society, 1962 to present. Fellow: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Building Societies Institute; member: Magistrates' Assn., Rating Surveyors' Assn.

Interested particularly in hauntings, poltergeists and physical phenomena, Mr. Hall is author of The Spiritualists: The Story of Florence Cook and William Crookes (1962). He is co-author of The Haunting of Borley Rectory (with E. J. Dingwall and K. M. Goldney, qq.v.; 1956), and Four Modern Ghsts (with E. J. Dingwall, 1958). He compiled A Bibliography of Conjuring Books in English from 1580 to 1850 (1957), and has written several articles on the history of psychical research for the International Journal of Parapsychology. Residence: 8, North Park Road, Roundhay, Leeds 8, England; business address: 1A, Albion Place, Leeds 1, England.

Taken from Helene Pleasants (1964) Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology with Directory and Glossary 1946-1996 NY: Garrett Publications



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