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date: 20 January 2020

Atkinson, Robertlocked

(1839–1908)
  • G. A. Grierson
  • , revised by John D. Haigh

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Atkinson, Robert (1839–1908), philologist, born at Gateshead on 6 April 1839, was the only child of John Atkinson, who was a grocer there, and his wife, Ann. After education at the Anchorage grammar school close to his home from 1849 to 1856, he matriculated at ...

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