Gardiner, Samuel Rawson
- Ivan Roots
Gardiner, Samuel Rawson (1829–1902), historian, was born on 4 March 1829 at Ropley, near Alresford, Hampshire, the eldest son of Rawson Boddam Gardiner (1788–1863), an East India civil servant from Whitchurch, Oxfordshire. His mother, Margaret (1803–1853), was daughter of William Baring Gould. Samuel's...