Chambers, Sir Edmund Kerchever (1866–1954), theatre historian and civil servant, was born at West Ilsley, Berkshire, on 16 March 1866. He was the son of the Revd William Chambers (b. 1826/7), curate, and fellow of Worcester College, Oxford, and his wife, Anna Heathcote...
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Sir Edmund Kerchever Chambers (1866–1954) by Sir William Rothenstein, 1924 © Estate of Sir William Rothenstein / National Portrait Gallery, London