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Adams [née Bishop], Barbara Georgina (1945–2002), archaeologist and museum curator, was born on 19 February 1945 at Hammersmith Hospital, London, the only child of Charles Bishop, labourer, and his wife, Ellaline, née Cowdrey, cleaner, of 24 Lena Gardens, Hammersmith, London. She won a scholarship to ...

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Armitage [née Bulley], Ella Sophia (1841–1931), historian and archaeologist, was born in Mason Street, West Derby, Liverpool, on 3 March 1841, the second daughter in the family of four sons and ten daughters of Samuel Marshall Bulley JP (1811–1880), a cotton broker of ...

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Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell (1868–1926) by unknown photographer, c. 1900 Getty Images

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Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian (1868–1926), traveller, archaeologist, and diplomatist, was born at Washington Hall, co. Durham, on 14 July 1868, the elder child and only daughter of (Thomas) Hugh Bell (1844–1931), an ironmaster, who succeeded his father as second baronet in 1904, and his first wife, ...

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Bennett [née Rawlings], Crystal-Margaret (1918–1987), archaeologist, was born on 20 August 1918 in Alderney, the third of five children of George Rawlings, a soldier, and his wife Elizabeth (née Jennings). Educated at La Retraite Convent School and then Bristol University, where she received a bachelor's degree in English, she married ...

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Adela Catherine Breton (1849–1923) by unknown photographer [with her manservant Pablo Solorio] Department of Archaeology, University of Bristol; photograph © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Breton, Adela Catherine (1849–1923), archaeologist, was born in Paddington, London, on 31 December 1849, the daughter of William Breton (1799–1887), naval officer, and Elizabeth d'Arch (1820–1874), who married in 1844 and had in addition to Adela a younger son, Harry. When she was very young the family settled at ...

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Brock, Juliet Clutton- (1933–2015), archaeozoologist, was born on 16 September 1933 at Stonefield nursing home, 58 Kidbrooke Grove, Greenwich, London, the only daughter of Alan Francis Clutton-Brock (1904–1976), art critic, and his first wife, Sheelah Mabel, née Stoney-Archer (1903–1936). They lived at the ...

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Brodrick, Mary (1858–1933), archaeologist, was born at 18 Navarino Terrace, Dalston Lane, Hackney, London, on 5 April 1858, the eldest child in the family of at least three daughters and two sons of Thomas Brodrick (b.1825/6), solicitor, and his wife, Mary Smith Haviside (...

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Chitty, Lily Frances (1893–1979), archaeologist and antiquary, was born on 20 March 1893 at Lewdown, Devon, the first of three children of the Revd James Charles Martin Chitty (1865–1938) and his wife, Gwen Ethlin Georgiana (1861–1933), daughter of Henry Jones of Binnum Binnum, South Australia...

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Chrysostomides, Iouliane [Julian] (1928–2008), Byzantine scholar and teacher, was born in Constantinople on 21 April 1928 (two years before the city was renamed Istanbul), the daughter of Chrysostomos Chrysostomides, a Cappadocian entrepreneur, and his wife, Victoria, née Rizas, a Phanariot from whom she inherited her sensitivity, perseverance, and love of beauty, and who remained a major influence in her life. She was educated at the ...

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Iouliane Chrysostomides (1928–2008) by unknown photographer, 1963 Hellenic Institute, Royal Holloway College

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See Clark, George Sidney Roberts Kitson

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Cunnington [née Pegge], Maud Edith (1869–1951), archaeologist, was born on 24 September 1869 at Vernon House, Briton Ferry, Glamorgan, one of the seven children of Charles Pegge, formerly Pigg (b. 1834), surgeon, and his wife, Catherine Milton Leach (b. 1837)...

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Eames [née Graham], Elizabeth Sara (1918–2008), archaeologist and expert on medieval tiles, was born on 24 June 1918 at 62 Stimpson Avenue, Northampton, the daughter of Arthur Frederick (Fred) Graham, an industrial chemist then serving as a second lieutenant in the Royal Field Artillery...

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Fox [née Henderson], Aileen Mary, Lady Fox (1907–2005), archaeologist, was born on 29 July 1907 at 12 Kensington Square, London, the eldest of three daughters of Walter Scott Henderson (1871–1945), a solicitor, and his wife, Alice Livingstone, née McClean (d. 1966)...

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Honor Elizabeth Frost (1917–2010) by unknown photographer © Honor Frost Foundation

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Frost, Honor Elizabeth (1917–2010), marine archaeologist, was born in Nicosia, Cyprus, on 28 October 1917, the only child of Rodolph James Frost, banker, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Bisset. Her parents had married in Turkey where her paternal grandfather, a senior military man, had been adviser to the sultan. The family moved to ...

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Dorothy Annie Elizabeth Garrod (1892–1968) by Elliott & Fry, 1920s © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Garrod, Dorothy Annie Elizabeth (1892–1968), archaeologist and prehistorian, was born on 5 May 1892 at 9 Chandos Street, London, the second of four children and only daughter of Sir Archibald Edward Garrod (1857–1936), physician, later first professor of medicine at St Bartholomew's Hospital...