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Tylor, Sir Edward Burnettlocked

  • Chris Holdsworth


Tylor, Sir Edward Burnett (1832–1917), anthropologist, was born on 2 October 1832 at Camberwell, Surrey, the third son of Joseph Tylor, who owned a brass foundry, and his wife, Harriet Skipper. Their second son was Alfred Tylor, the geologist. A Quaker by birth, ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)