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Baines, Thomas (1806–1881), journalist, newspaper proprietor, and local historian, was born in Leeds, the third son of Edward Baines (1774–1848) and Charlotte Talbot, and younger brother of Matthew Talbot Baines and Sir Edward Baines. Both his father and brother represented Leeds in parliament...

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Barley, Maurice Willmore (1909–1991), archaeologist and local historian, was born at 52 Lindum Avenue, Lincoln, on 19 August 1909, the son of Levi Baldwin Barley (1885–1971), a worker in a local engineering firm, and his wife, Alice, née Willmore (1886–1968). Both parents were working class. However, his was the sort of Edwardian working-class background in which education played an important part. It included attendance at university extension lectures and tutorial classes of the ...

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Bridges, John (bap. 1666, d. 1724), county historian, was baptized at Binfield, Berkshire, on 24 June 1666. He was the eldest of the twelve children of John Bridges (1642–1712), squire of Barton Seagrave in Northamptonshire, and his wife, Elizabeth (1642–1712), daughter of William Trumbull...

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Chetwynd, Walter (1633–1693), county historian, was born on 9 May 1633, the son of Walter Chetwynd (1597/8–1669) of Ingestre, Staffordshire, and his wife, Frances (1605/6–1686), daughter and heir of Edward Hesilrigge of Arthingworth, Northamptonshire, and Theddingworth, Leicestershire. He was a descendant of a younger branch of the ...

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Clutterbuck, Robert (1772–1831), local historian and landowner, was born and baptized at Watford House, High Street, Watford, in Hertfordshire, on 28 January 1772. He was the eldest surviving son of Thomas Clutterbuck the younger (1744–1791) and Sarah Thurgood (1749–1788), daughter of Robert and ...

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Fleming, David Hay (1849–1931), antiquary and writer on Scottish history, was born at St Andrews on 9 May 1849, the third and youngest son of John Fleming, china and stoneware merchant, of St Andrews, whose ancestors were from Deeside, and his wife, Ann...

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Hasted, Edward (1732–1812), county historian, was born on 20 December 1732 at Dove Court, Lombard Street, London, the only son of Edward Hasted (1702–1740), landowner, of Hawley, in Sutton-at-Hone parish, and Anne Tyler, daughter and coheir of Joseph Tyler of London. His father was a member of ...

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Hutchins, John (1698–1773), county historian, was born on 21 September 1698 at Bradford Peverell, Dorset, the son of Richard Hutchins (1667–1734), Church of England clergyman, and his wife, Anne (d. 1707). He came from a well-established Dorset clerical family. His grandfather John Hutchins...

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Ormerod, George (1785–1873), county historian, was born in High Street, Manchester, on 20 October 1785, the only (and posthumous) son of George Ormerod (1757–1785) of Bury, Lancashire, who had died thirteen days earlier. His mother was Elizabeth (1752–1822), daughter of Thomas Johnson of ...