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Fisher, Herbert Albert Laurens (1865–1940), historian and politician, was born at 3 Onslow Square, London, on 21 March 1865.

In his posthumously published Unfinished Autobiography Fisher...

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Gomme, Sir (George) Laurence (1853–1916), public servant and folklorist, was born on 18 December 1853 at 3 Cecil Street, Stepney, London, the second of ten children of William Laurence Gomme (1828–1887), a civil engineer, and his wife, Mary Annie, née Hall (1831–1921). On 31 March 1875 he married ...

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Hall, Peter Andrew (1936–1996), folklorist and musicologist, was born on 28 June 1936 at 285 Harrow Road, Paddington, London, the son of Thomas Temple Hall, corporal in the Coldstream Guards, and Marion Coghill Smith. His parents married shortly after his birth. After an upbringing in ...

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Jones, Arnold Hugh Martin (1904–1970), historian, was born at Birkenhead, Cheshire, on 9 March 1904, the son of John Arthur Jones (1867–1939), then on the staff of the Liverpool Post and later (1908–24) editor of The Statesman of Calcutta, and his wife, Elsie Martin...

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Powell, Frederick York (1850–1904), historian, born on 14 January 1850 at 43 Woburn Place, Bloomsbury, was the eldest child and only son of Frederick Powell and Mary (d. 1910), daughter of Dr James York (d. 1882), a physician who was also a Spanish scholar. His father, a commissariat merchant, who had an office in ...

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Stone, Lawrence (1919–1999), historian, was born on 4 December 1919 at Epsom, Surrey, the only child of Lawrence Frederick Stone (1888–c.1963), commercial artist, and his wife, Mabel Julie Annie, née Read (1891–1978). His father left home while Stone was a schoolboy. ...

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Trevelyan, George Macaulay (1876–1962), historian, public educator, and conservationist, was born on 16 February 1876, at Welcombe, near Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, the youngest of the three sons of Sir George Otto Trevelyan, second baronet (1838–1928), who was a historian, landowner, Liberal MP, and ...