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Sir (George) Laurence Gomme (1853–1916) by Bassano, 1911 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Gomme, Sir (George) Laurence (1853–1916), public servant and folklorist, was born on 18 December 1853 at 3 Cecil Street, Stepney, London, the second of ten children of William Laurence Gomme (1828–1887), a civil engineer, and his wife, Mary Annie, née Hall (1831–1921). On 31 March 1875 he married ...

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Peter Andrew Hall (1936–1996) by unknown photographer © reserved; News International Syndication; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Hall, Peter Andrew (1936–1996), folklorist and musicologist, was born on 28 June 1936 at 285 Harrow Road, Paddington, London, the son of Thomas Temple Hall, corporal in the Coldstream Guards, and Marion Coghill Smith. His parents married shortly after his birth. After an upbringing in ...

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Henderson, Hamish Scott (1919–2002), poet, singer, and folklorist, was born James Scott Henderson on armistice day, 11 November 1919, at Ramleh, Perth Road, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, the son of Janet Jobson Henderson (d. 1933), a cook and housekeeper who had served as a nurse on the western front. His father was ...

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Tiddy, Reginald John Elliott (1880–1916), collector of folk plays, was born at Berlin House, 43 Godwin Road, Margate, on 9 March 1880, the elder son of William Elliott Tiddy (1850–1933), schoolmaster, and his wife, Ellen (1853?–1896), née Willett, daughter of a farmer from ...

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Reginald John Elliott Tiddy (1880–1916) by unknown photographer, c. 1910 © National Portrait Gallery, London