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Adams [née Bishop], Barbara Georgina (1945–2002), archaeologist and museum curator, was born on 19 February 1945 at Hammersmith Hospital, London, the only child of Charles Bishop, labourer, and his wife, Ellaline, née Cowdrey, cleaner, of 24 Lena Gardens, Hammersmith, London. She won a scholarship to ...

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Ashmole, Bernard (1894–1988), archaeologist and art historian, was born on 22 June 1894 in Ilford, Essex, the youngest in a family of two sons and three daughters of William Ashmole, auctioneer and estate agent, and his wife, Sarah Caroline Wharton, née Tiver. Both parents had strong literary and religious interests. He was educated at ...

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Baily, Charles (1815–1878), architect and archaeologist, was born at 71 Gracechurch Street, London, on 10 April 1815, the third son of William Baily, of Gracechurch Street, East Dulwich, and Standon, Dorking, Surrey, and his wife, Susanna. John Walker Baily was one of his brothers. He was a pupil of ...

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Carter, Howard (1874–1939), artist and archaeologist, was born on 9 May 1874 at 10 Rich Terrace, Brompton, Kensington, London, youngest child of Samuel John Carter (1835–1892), artist and illustrator, of Kensington and Swaffham, Norfolk, and his wife, Martha Joyce (1837?–1920), daughter of Mr Sands...

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Howard Carter (1874–1939) by William Carter, 1924 © Griffith Institute, Oxford

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Clapham, Sir Alfred William (1883–1950), architectural historian and archaeologist, was born in Dalston, London, on 27 May 1883, the son of the Revd James Ernest Clapham, a Wesleyan minister, and his wife, Lucy Elizabeth Hutchinson. He was educated at Dulwich College and subsequently articled to the architect ...

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Fagg, Bernard Evelyn Buller (1915–1987), archaeologist and museum curator, was born on 8 December 1915 in Upper Norwood, London, the son of William Percy Fagg, antiquarian bookseller, and his wife, Lilian (née Buller). His brother was William Buller Fagg. He went to school at ...

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Falkener, Edward [pseud. E. F. O. Thurcastle] (1814–1896), architect and archaeologist, was born in London on 28 February 1814, the son of Lyon Falkener (1777–1864), clerk of the ordnance department in the Tower of London, and his wife, Mary, née Stowell (1775–1840)...

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Fox, Sir Cyril Fred (1882–1967), archaeologist and museum director, was born at Chippenham, Wiltshire, on 16 December 1882, the first son of Charles Frederick Fox FSA, a bank official, and his wife, Henrietta Maria Paul, of Saffron Walden in Essex. His sister married ...

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Garlake, Peter Storr (1934–2011), architect and archaeologist, was born in Cape Town, South Africa, on 11 January 1934, the son of Storr Garlake (1904–1983), army officer, later (as a major-general) chief of the general staff of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, and his wife, ...

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Hamilton, Gavin (1723–1798), painter, archaeologist, and dealer, was born at Murdieston House in the parish of Bertram Shotts, Lanarkshire, second son of Alexander Hamilton (d. 1768) of Murdieston, laird of Inverdovat (now Tayfield), Fife, who had inherited Murdieston from his great-uncle Alexander Inglis...

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Inwood, Henry William (1794–1843), architect and archaeologist, was born on 22 May 1794, and baptized on 25 June 1794 at St Pancras Old Church, London, the eldest son of William Inwood (1771/2–1843), surveyor and architect, and his wife, Mary Townsend. He worked in his father's office from an early age and submitted his first design (for a garden seat) to the ...

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Lamb, Winifred (1894–1963), archaeologist and museum curator, was born on 3 November 1894 at Holly Lodge, Campden Hill, London, the only child of Edmund George Lamb (1863–1925), landowner, colliery proprietor, and former Liberal MP for North Herefordshire (1906–10), and his wife, Mabel (1862–1941)...

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Megaw, Arthur Hubert Stanley [Peter] (1910–2006), architectural historian and archaeologist, was born on 20 July 1910 at Portobello House nursing home, South Richmond Street, Dublin, the second of the four sons of Arthur Stanley Megaw (d. 1961), solicitor, of Ternanage, Castle Park, Belfast...

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Middleton, John Henry (1846–1896), archaeologist and art historian, was born at York on 5 October 1846, the only surviving child of John Middleton (d. 1885), architect, of York, and Maria Margaret, his wife, daughter of James Pigott Pritchett, architect, of York, and his first wife, ...

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Mitford, Rupert Leo Scott Bruce- (1914–1994), archaeologist and art historian, was born on 14 June 1914 at 1 Deerhurst Road, Streatham, the youngest of the four sons of Charles Eustace Bruce-Mitford (1875–1919), journalist, geographer, and vulcanologist, and his wife, Beatrice Jean (1873–1956), elder daughter of ...

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Moorey, (Peter) Roger Stuart (1937–2004), archaeologist and museum curator, was born on 30 May 1937 at 64 Hazelwood Road, Bush Hill Park, Middlesex, the elder child of Stuart (Sam) Moorey (1906–1951), deputy head of Tottenham grammar school and a teacher of history and rugby, and his wife, ...

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Sir Charles Reed Peers (1868–1952) by Bassano © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Peers, Sir Charles Reed (1868–1952), architect and archaeologist, was born on 22 September 1868 at Westerham, Kent, the eldest son of the Revd William Henry Peers (1839–1921), then curate at Westerham and later vicar of Harrow Weald, Middlesex, and lord of the manor of ...