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Anderson, John (1833–1900), zoologist and ethnologist, was born on 4 October 1833 in Edinburgh, the second son of Thomas Anderson, secretary of the National Bank of Scotland, and his wife, Jane Cleghorn. His elder brother Thomas Anderson (1832–1870) was superintendent of the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta...

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Campbell, Sir James Macnabb (1846–1903), administrator in India and ethnologist, born at Partick, Lanarkshire, on 4 October 1846, was the son of John McLeod Campbell (1800–1872), Church of Scotland minister and theologian, and his wife, Mary Campbell. His brother Donald (d. 1909)...

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Fagg, William [Bill] Buller (1914–1992), ethnologist and art historian, was born on 28 April 1914 at 24 St Aubyn's Road, Upper Norwood, London, the elder son and first of two children of William Percy Fagg (d. 1939), antiquarian bookseller, and his wife, ...

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Hasluck, Frederick William (1878–1920), archaeologist and ethnologist, was born at Eythan Lodge, Southgate, Middlesex, on 16 February 1878, the son of Percy Pedley Hasluck and his wife, Edith Louisa (née Battley). He was educated at the Leys School, Cambridge (May 1893–July 1897), where he won a prize for his original drawings of ...

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Hose, Charles (1863–1929), colonial official and ethnologist, was born on 12 October 1863 at Willian, Hertfordshire, the second son and second child in the family of four sons and two daughters of Thomas Charles Hose, a Church of England priest, later rector of ...

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King, Richard (1810/11–1876), Arctic traveller and ethnologist, was born in London, the son of Richard King. He was educated at St Paul's School, London, and in 1824 began a seven-year apprenticeship to an apothecary. In 1832 he was made licentiate of the Society of Apothecaries...

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Robert Knox (1791–1862) by David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Knox, Robert (1791–1862), anatomist and ethnologist, descended from a family of Kirkcudbright tenant farmers who claimed kinship with the ancient family of Ranfurly in Renfrewshire, which included the reformer John Knox, was the eighth child and fifth son of Robert Knox (d...

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Latham, Robert Gordon (1812–1888), ethnologist and philologist, was born on 24 March 1812 at Billingborough, Lincolnshire, the eldest son of the Revd Thomas Latham (1770/71–1846). Educated at Eton College, and a contemporary of his future brother-in-law Sir Edward Creasy (1812–1878), he entered King's College, Cambridge...

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Prichard, James Cowles (1786–1848), physician and ethnologist, was born on 11 February 1786 in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, the eldest child of Thomas Prichard (1765–1843), a businessman in the iron trade whose ancestors had emigrated from Ireland in 1688, and his wife, Mary Lewis (1763–1794)...