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date: 16 October 2019

Gurney, Oliver Robertlocked

  • J. D. Hawkins


Gurney, Oliver Robert (1911–2001), scholar of ancient Near Eastern languages, was born at 6 Marloes Road, Kensington, London, on 28 January 1911, the only child of Robert Gurney (1879–1950), zoologist, and his wife, (Sarah) Gamzu (1878–1972), daughter of Walter Garstang, a Blackburn doctor. The ...

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