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date: 06 March 2021

Summerson, Sir John Newenhamlocked

  • Mark Girouard


Summerson, Sir John Newenham (1904–1992), museum curator and architectural historian, was born at Barnstead, Coniscliffe Road, Darlington, co. Durham, on 25 November 1904, the only surviving child of Samuel James Summerson (d. 1907) and Dorothea Worth Newenham (d. 1963), and the grandson of ...

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