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Axon, William Edward Armytagelocked

  • 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 ...

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