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Lyster, Thomas William (1855–1922), librarian and literary scholar, was born on 17 December 1855 in Kilkenny, the elder son of Thomas Lyster of Rathdowney and Jane Smith of Roscrea. Lyster's father died early, leaving him as the main support of the family. Friends and colleagues were later to ascribe his strength of character and determination to this single event. He was educated at ...

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Pollard, Alfred William (1859–1944), bibliographer and scholar of English literature, was born at 1 Brompton Square, Kensington, London, on 14 August 1859, the youngest son of a physician, Edward William Pollard, and his second wife, Emma Louisa, daughter of George Edward Thompson, a shipowner, of ...

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Trapp, Joseph Burney (1925–2005), librarian, historian, and literary scholar, was born at Carterton in the southern part of North Island, New Zealand, on 16 July 1925, the son of (Henry Mansfield) Burney Trapp and his wife, Frances Melanie, née Wolters. His maternal grandfather had founded the agency for distributing and registering land tenure, which his father had joined. As a boy he went to ...

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Wanley, Humfrey (1672–1726), Old English scholar and librarian, was born on 21 March 1672 at the Vicarage House adjoining Jesus Hall, Coventry, the youngest of five children of Nathaniel Wanley (1632/3–1680), vicar of Holy Trinity, Coventry (1662), and his wife, Ellen Burton (1632–1719)...