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Babington, (Charles) Cardale (1808–1895), botanist and archaeologist, was born on 23 November 1808, at Ludlow, Shropshire, the son of Joseph Babington (1768–1826), at that time a physician, and Catherine, daughter of John Whitter of Bradninch, Devon. The historian Lord Macaulay was his first cousin. His father having taken holy orders, ...

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Bateman, Thomas (bap. 1821, d. 1861), archaeologist and antiquary, was baptized on 8 November 1821 at Rowsley, Derbyshire, the only child of William Bateman (1787–1835), antiquary, of Middleton by Youlgreave, Derbyshire, and his wife, Mary (d. 1822), daughter of James Crompton...

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John Thomas Bellows (1831–1902) by H. W. Watson, 1891 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Bellows, John Thomas (1831–1902), printer, lexicographer, and archaeologist, born at Carthew House, Church Street, Liskeard, Cornwall, on 18 January 1831, was the elder of the two sons of William Lamb Bellows (1798–1877), schoolmaster, of Bere Regis, Dorset, and his wife, Hannah Stickland (1790–1874)...

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Bicknell, Clarence (1842–1918), archaeologist and botanist, the youngest son of Elhanan Bicknell (1788–1861), financier and art patron, and his third wife, Lucinda Sarah (1801–1850), sister of Hablot Knight Browne, was born at Herne Hill, Surrey, on 27 October 1842. Herman Bicknell, orientalist and traveller, was his brother. ...

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E. S. Bosanquet

revised by David Gill

Bosanquet, Robert Carr (1871–1935), archaeologist, was born on 7 June 1871 in London where his father, Charles Bertie Pulleine Bosanquet (1834–1905), of Rock Hall, near Alnwick, the eldest brother of the philosopher Bernard Bosanquet, was then acting as honorary secretary to the recently formed ...

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Thompson Cooper

revised by Elizabeth Baigent

Brayley, Edward Wedlake (1773–1854), topographer and archaeologist, born in Lambeth, London, was apprenticed to one of the most eminent enamellers in London. While an apprentice he met John Britton. They both had literary and artistic aspirations, and longed to be free of their existing trades. They formed a close friendship, which lasted for sixty-five years, and collaborated to produce illustrated volumes on topographical subjects. They began their literary partnership with a song called ...

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J. D. Duff

revised by M. C. Curthoys

Burn, Robert (1829–1904), classical scholar and archaeologist, was born at Kynnersley, Shropshire, on 22 October 1829, the second son of Andrew Burn (1790/91–1874), rector of Kynnersley, and his second wife, Mary Harris. He entered Shrewsbury School under B. H. Kennedy in 1843 and ...

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Carrington, Samuel (bap. 1798, d. 1870), geologist and archaeologist, was born at Wetton, Staffordshire, where he was baptized on 25 November 1798, the son of Samuel Carrington (1772/3–1840), leader of a team of miners (‘copers’) in the duke of Devonshire's copper mines at ...

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W. W. Wroth

revised by Nilanjana Banerji

Combe, Taylor (1774–1826), numismatist and archaeologist, was born in London, where he was baptized at St Giles in the Fields in July 1774, the eldest son of Dr Charles Combe (1743–1817), the physician and numismatist, and his wife, Arthey Taylor (d. 1799)...

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Conyers, John (c. 1633–1694), apothecary and archaeologist, was the eldest son of Edward Conyers (b. 1590) and his wife, Jane Clarke. The parents had married in London in January 1632 at the church of St Faith, the ruins of which lie under ...

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Arthur Bernard Cook (1868–1952) by unknown photographer photograph reproduced by courtesy of The British Academy

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Cook, Arthur Bernard (1868–1952), classical scholar and archaeologist, was born in Hampstead, London, on 22 October 1868, the son of William Henry Cook MD (1825–1882) and his wife, Harriet Bickersteth (1830–1918), of a family which produced several noted evangelical figures, including her brother, ...

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Cook, Robert Manuel (1909–2000), classical archaeologist, was born on 4 July 1909 at 28 Wilkinson Street, Ecclesall, Sheffield, Yorkshire, the elder son and eldest of the three children of Charles Robert Cook, vicar of Fence in Pendle, Lancashire, and his wife, Mary Manuel, ...

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Cunningham, Sir Alexander (1814–1893), army officer in the East India Company and archaeologist, was born at John Street, Westminster, on 23 January 1814, the second son of Allan Cunningham (1784–1842), Scottish poet and author, and his wife, Jean, née Walker (1791–1864), and brother of ...

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W. W. Wroth

revised by Elizabeth Baigent

Davis, Nathan (1812–1882), traveller and excavator, was born in 1812. Nothing is known of his education, save that he is referred to as Dr Davis. He was an American who for many years lived in an old Moorish palace, 10 miles from Tunis...

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Dodwell, Edward (1776/7–1832), traveller and archaeologist, was the son of Edward Dodwell (1747–1828), of West Molesey, Surrey, and his wife, Frances (née Jennings). Dodwell's sister, Frances (1771/2–1857), was a watercolour painter who married the physician Sir Alexander Crichton (1763–1856); a younger brother, ...

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Dryden, Sir Henry Edward Leigh, fourth baronet and seventh baronet (1818–1899), archaeologist and antiquary, was born on 17 August 1818 at Adlestrop, Gloucestershire, the eldest of the three children of the Revd Sir Henry Dryden, third baronet (1787–1837), and Elizabeth (1782–1851), daughter of the ...

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A. J. Arbuthnot

revised by Robert Eric Frykenberg

Elliot, Sir Walter (1803–1887), East India Company servant and archaeologist, was born on 16 January 1803, the second but eldest surviving of the eight sons and three daughters of James Elliot (1772–1855) of Wolfelee, Roxburghshire, and his wife, Caroline (1777–1824), youngest daughter of ...

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Sir Arthur John Evans (1851–1941) by Sir William Blake Richmond, exh. RA 1907 Ashmolean Museum, Oxford