Axon, William Edward Armytage
- Brian Charles Hollingworth
Axon, William Edward Armytage (1846–1913), librarian and antiquary, was born on 13 January 1846, at 12 Honduras Street, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester. He was the illegitimate son of Edward Armytage (bap. 1812, d. 1875), clothing manufacturer, and Lydia Whitehead (1830–1896), a servant girl in his household, aged fifteen. In ...