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Ashmole, Bernard (1894–1988), archaeologist and art historian, was born on 22 June 1894 in Ilford, Essex, the youngest in a family of two sons and three daughters of William Ashmole, auctioneer and estate agent, and his wife, Sarah Caroline Wharton, née Tiver. Both parents had strong literary and religious interests. He was educated at ...

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Clapham, Sir Alfred William (1883–1950), architectural historian and archaeologist, was born in Dalston, London, on 27 May 1883, the son of the Revd James Ernest Clapham, a Wesleyan minister, and his wife, Lucy Elizabeth Hutchinson. He was educated at Dulwich College and subsequently articled to the architect ...

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Middleton, John Henry (1846–1896), archaeologist and art historian, was born at York on 5 October 1846, the only surviving child of John Middleton (d. 1885), architect, of York, and Maria Margaret, his wife, daughter of James Pigott Pritchett, architect, of York, and his first wife, ...

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Mitford, Rupert Leo Scott Bruce- (1914–1994), archaeologist and art historian, was born on 14 June 1914 at 1 Deerhurst Road, Streatham, the youngest of the four sons of Charles Eustace Bruce-Mitford (1875–1919), journalist, geographer, and vulcanologist, and his wife, Beatrice Jean (1873–1956), elder daughter of ...

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Robertson, (Charles) Martin (1911–2004), archaeologist and poet, was born on 11 September 1911 at Jesmond Hill, Pangbourne, Berkshire, the elder son of Donald Struan Robertson (1885–1961), later regius professor of Greek at Cambridge University, and his wife, Petica Coursolles, née Jones (1883–1941), who hosted a literary salon. At the time of his birth his parents lived at ...

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Strong [née Sellers], Eugénie (1860–1943), archaeologist and art historian, was born in London on 25 March 1860, the elder daughter of Frederick William Sellers (d. 1877), a wineseller, and his wife, Anna Oates (d. 1871). Her maternal great-grandfather was the ...

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Toynbee, Jocelyn Mary Catherine (1897–1985), archaeologist and art historian, was born at 12 Upper Westbourne Terrace, Paddington, London, on 3 March 1897, the daughter of Harry Valpy Toynbee (1861–1941), secretary of the Charity Organization Society, and his wife Sarah Edith, née Marshall (1859–1939)...

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Willett, Frank (1925–2006), museum director, archaeologist, and art historian, was born on 18 August 1925 at 60 Clarendon Street, Bolton, Lancashire, the only child of Thomas Willett (d. 1965), car salesman and later printer, and his wife, Frances, née Latham. He was educated at ...